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Relating climate change to its effects
National Foreign Assessment Center (U.S.)
|Statement||National Foreign Assessment Center.|
|LC Classifications||QC981.8.C5 U513 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 223 p. :|
|Number of Pages||223|
|LC Control Number||79600807|
The first detectable changes in human health may well be alterations in the geographic range latitude and altitude and seasonality of certain infectious diseases — including vector-borne infections such as malaria and dengue fever, and food-borne infections e. Some diseases will spread, such as mosquito-borne malaria and the resurgence of the Zika virus. Rising temperatures and variable precipitation are likely to decrease the production of staple foods in many of the poorest regions. They also cause drownings and physical injuries, damage homes and disrupt the supply of medical and health services. Do we really need a 4,pound car to deliver a pound woman to the supermarket?
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This topic is emerging as a major theme in population health research, social policy development, and advocacy. This means they can cover their costs, earn enough money to have a decent standard of living, and invest in their farms to keep their crop healthy, without needing to resort to cheap methods of farming which can further damage the environment.
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All these little things can make a difference. Rainfall is much more difficult to predict than temperature but there are some statements that scientists can make with confidence about the future. Increasingly variable rainfall patterns are likely to affect the supply of fresh water. And what effect would that have on global warming?
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