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Climate change adaptation: where does global health fit in the agenda?

Bowen, Kathryn J; Friel, Sharon

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Human-induced climate change will affect the lives of most populations in the next decade and beyond. It will have greatest, and generally earliest, impact on the poorest and most disadvantaged populations on the planet. Changes in climatic conditions and increases in weather variability affect human wellbeing, safety, health and survival in many ways. Some impacts are direct-acting and immediate, such as impaired food yields and storm surges. Other health effects are less immediate and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-05-27
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11707
Source: Globalization and Health 8.10 (2012): 1-7
DOI: 10.1186/1744-8603-8-10

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