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Climate Change and Human Health: Risks and Responses

Edited By: AJ McMichael

250 pages, Figs, tabs

World Health Organisation

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #117104 | ISBN: 924156248X
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NHBS Price: £13.50 $17/€16 approx

About this book

Seeks to describe the context and process of global climate change, its actual or likely impact on health, and how human societies and their governments should respond, with particular focus on the health sector.


Contents

The climate system; heat, cold and air pollution; effects on biological disease agents; climate, food production and nutrition; sea level rise; stratospheric ozone depletion; research and monitoring; recommendations and conclusions.

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