Climate Change and Health

Introduction

Human health, morbidity, mortality and longevity are significantly impacted by climate.  This review examines the evidence for past, present and possible future health impacts of climate change on disease and disease vectors, on extreme weather events, floods, droughts, heatwaves and wildfires, on food and famine, and on social and mental health. It will also examine health issues in relation to various energy sources and conclude with an overview of priorities.

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