Climate change health effects are wide ranging and include negative impacts on air quality, mental health, nutrition, and insect and microbe transmitted diseases.
- A Climate and Health Assessment presented at the White House by the US Global Change Research Program revealed wide-ranging climate change health impacts.
- Every American is vulnerable, but low income people, certain ethnicities, Indigenous people, the young, elderly, and pregnant women are disproportionately at risk.
- The report is meant to help policymakers generate and implement a proactive response to the many escalating and evolving health impacts due to climate change.
First published on Mongabay in April this year, you can read the full article here.