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Climate change already bringing disease, air pollution and heatwaves


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The health of hundreds of millions of people around the world is already being damaged by climate change, a major report has revealed.Heatwaves are affecting many more vulnerable people and global warming is boosting the transmission of deadly diseases such as dengue fever, the world’s most rapidly spreading disease. Air pollution from fossil fuel burning is also causing millions of early deaths each year, while damage to crops from extreme weather threatens hunger for millions of children.

Read more : http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/30/climate-change-already-damaging-health-of-millions-globally-report-finds

Posted by on Nov 5 2017. Filed under Climate change, Environmental Justice & Governance, Environmental livelihood, Health. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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