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Climate Change, Health and Existential Risks to Civilization: A Comprehensive Review (1989-2013)

Butler, Colin

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Background: Anthropogenic global warming, interacting with social and other environmental determinants, constitutes a profound health risk. This paper reports a comprehensive literature review for 1989–2013 (inclusive), the first 25 years in which this topic appeared in scientific journals. It explores the extent to which articles have identified potentially catastrophic, civilization-endangering health risks associated with climate change. Methods: PubMed and Google Scholar were primarily used to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/159528
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph15102266

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