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Climate change and health: impacts, vulnerability, adaptation and mitigation

Kjellstrom, Tord; Weaver, Haylee

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Global climate change is progressing and health impacts have been observed in a number of countries, including Australia. The main health impacts will be due to direct heat exposure, extreme weather, air pollution, reduced local food production, food- and vectorborne infectious diseases and mental stress. The issue is one of major public health importance. Adaptation to reduce the effects of climate change involves many different sectors to minimise negative health outcomes. Wide-scale...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21965
Source: NSW Public Health Bulletin
DOI: 10.1071/NB08053

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