CNBC: Sour Grapes: Climate Change Shock for Wine Trade
"A host of extreme weather, from cold snaps and sharp frosts to downpours could threaten the U.K. wine industry, according to new research. Academics at the University of East Anglia looked at the relationships between four factors grape growing areas: temperature, rainfall, extreme weather events and how much the vineyards produce." Read full story.
BBC: More Obese People In The World Than Underweight, Says Study
"There are now more adults in the world classified as obese than underweight, a major study has suggested. The research, led by scientists from Imperial College London and published in The Lancet, compared body mass index (BMI) among almost 20 million adult men and women from 1975 to 2014. It found obesity in men has tripled and more than doubled in women." Read full story.
NY TIMES: Does Less Than 5,000 Steps A Day Make You Sedentary?
"In other words, you can take 5,000 steps in a day or 10,000, meaning that you would cover either about 2.5 or 5 miles. But in both cases, if you concentrate those steps into a single session of exercise and then spend the rest of your waking hours slumped in a desk chair or in front of a television, you will be more sedentary than active. Such long bouts of sitting are associated with multiple health concerns, including increased risks for weight gain, diabetes, cholesterol problems and premature death, even if you exercise." Read full story.