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Global Climate Change and Human Health. From Science to Practice. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 5236702
  • Book
  • July 2021
  • Region: Global
  • 672 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Learn more about the impact of global warming and climate change on human health and disease 

The Second Edition of Global Climate Change and Human Health delivers an accessible and comprehensive exploration of the rapidly accelerating and increasingly ubiquitous effects of climate change and global warming on human health and disease. The distinguished and accomplished authors discuss the health impacts of the economic, climatological, and geopolitical effects of global warming. 

You’ll learn about: 

  • The effect of extreme weather events on public health and the effects of changing meteorological conditions on human health 
  • How changes in hydrology impact the spread of waterborne disease and noninfectious waterborne threats 
  • Adaptation to, and the mitigation and governance of, climate change, including international perspectives on climate change adaptation 

Perfect for students of public health, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy, Global Climate Change and Human Health, Second Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in the intersection of climate and human health and disease. 

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1x           Primer on Climate Science

2x           Climate-related Disasters

3x           Health Impacts of Extreme Heat

4x           Changes in Hydrology and Its Impact on Waterborne Disease

5x           Ozone, Oppressive Air Masses and Degraded Air Quality

6x           Increased risks from cyanobacteria and algal blooms

7x           Climate Change, Carbon Dioxide, and Public Health: the Plant Biology Perspective

8x           Climate and Its Impacts on Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases

9x           Addressing the Challanges of Climate Change to Food Security, Safety and Nutrition

10x         Climate Change and Population Mental Health

11           NO CHAPTER 11

12x         Worker Health

13x         Women's Health

14x         Climate Modeling for Health Impacts

15x         Climate and Health Vulnerability Assessments

16x         Climate Change Health Impact Projections

17x         Protecting Environmental Justice Communities from the Detrimental Impacts of Climate Change

18x         Climate Change Communication

19x         International Perspctive on Climate Change Adaptation

20x         Health Cobenefits of Climate Mitigation Strategies

21x         International Institutions and Global Governance on Cliamate Change

22x         Climate Change and the Right to Health

23x         Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

24x         Climate Change and Forced Migration

25x         Economic Considerations of Climate Realted Health Impacts

26x         Health Care System Resilience

27           NO CHAPTER 27

28x         Health Professional Engagement

29x         Specific Impacts Upon Human Health

30x         Loss of Biodiversity

31x         Ecosystem Services

32x         Arctic Circumpolar Health

BoxX      Nursing Perspective

BoxX      Food Systems - Loss of Coral Reefs

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Jay Lemery
Kim Knowlton
Cecilia Sorenson
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