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Climate change and health with an emphasis on interactions with ultraviolet radiation: A review

Thomas, Peter; Swaminathan, Ashwin; Lucas, Robyn


Climate change is increasingly recognized as a major risk to human health, and health concerns are assuming more importance in international debates on mitigation and adaptation strategies. Health consequences of climate change will occur through direct and indirect routes, and as a result of interactions with other environmental exposures. Heatwaves will become more common and are associated with higher mortality particularly in the elderly and those with pre-existing cardiovascular and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Change Biology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02706.x


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