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Climate Change and Human Health in the United States


This reading resource contains several modules and case studies on climate change and its impact on human health. Chapters (available for download or to read online ) include Temperature-related Death and Illness; Air Quality Impacts; Vector-Borne Diseases; Water-Related Illness; Food Safety; Mental Health and Well-Being

About Tool
Tool Name The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment
Discipline Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Social Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Human Health, Epidemiology, Infectious Disease, Psychology, Climate Psychology, Mental Health, Human Health, Temperature-Related Death and Illness, Air Quality Impacts, Vector-Borne Diseases, Water-Related Illness, Food Safety, Mental Health and Well-Being
Climate Topic Climate and Health, Climate and the Anthroposphere, Policy, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading
Grade Level Undergraduate
Location North America, United States
Language English
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Developed by Crimmins, A., J. Balbus, J. L. Gamble, C.B. Beard, J.E. Bell, D. Dodgen, R.J. Eisen, N. Fann, M. Hawkins, S.C. Herring, L. Jantarasami, D. M. Mills, S. Saha, M. C. Sarofim, J. Trtanj, and L. Ziska
Hosted at US Global Change Research Program
Access Online/Offline
Computer Skills Basic


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