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Climate change and health in Earth's future

Bowles, Devin C.; Butler, Colin D.; Friel, Sharon

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Threats to health from climate change are increasingly recognized, yet little research into the effects upon health systems is published. However, additional demands on health systems are increasingly documented. Pathways include direct weather impacts, such as amplified heat stress, and altered ecological relationships, including alterations to the distribution and activity of pathogens and vectors. The greatest driver of demand on future health systems from climate change may be the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11668
Source: Earth’s Future 2. 2 (2014): 60-67
DOI: 10.1002/2013EF000177

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