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Global Climate Change and Human Health

A. J. McMichael and G. Ranmuthugala

in Globalization and Health

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780195172997
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865659 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172997.003.0005
 Global Climate Change and Human Health

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This chapter discusses the health impacts of global environmental change. Topics covered include relationship between globalization and global environmental change, impacts of climate change, interaction between weather and air pollution; effects of economic, social, and demographic disruption; and strategies to reduce population health risks from climate change.

Keywords: environmental change; globalization; health impact; public health; population health

Chapter.  10585 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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