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Climate and Health - A summary of knowledge

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Title: Climate and Health - A summary of knowledge
Authors: Fagerberg, Björn
Forsberg, Bertil
Hammarstrand, Sofia
Maclachlan, Laura
Nilsson, Maria
Olin, Anna-Carin
Issue Date: 5-Oct-2020
Extent: 26
Publication type: report
Publisher: Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Göteborgs universitet
Series/Report no.: Rapportserie AMM
Keywords: climate change
Abstract: In summary, we believe that climate change is a major threat to our health. The greatest direct threats are: 1. Lack of food and clean water 2. Heatwaves 3. Changing spectrum of disease Secondary effects may be at least as serious, and include increased risk of conflicts due to lack of food, water and arable land, as well as increased migration. The effects on people’s mental health are also likely to be significant; primarily among those who are directly affected by extreme weather events,... more
ISBN: 978-91-86863-24-1
Appears in Collections:Rapporter AMM GU (2010-)



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