It seems that global warning may not after all be the biggest threat to human life.
But don’t reach for the champagne yet – there is a larger one, which is the adverse effect of the over use of antibiotics. This threat does not arise from antibiotic resistant “superbugs” like MRSA, (although they are frightening enough), but from the latent effects of altering the microbiology of our bodies. This is probably causing the massive increase in diabetes, food allergies, bowel problems and possibly autism. The problem is described in a book, “Missing Microbes” by Martin Blaser, published last year. Continue reading Global Warming Isn’t The Big Problem… But Don’t Relax Just Yet