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Global atmospheric change and public health

Global atmospheric change and public health

proceedings of a conference sponsored by Center for Environmental Information

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Published by Elsevier Science Publishing in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical climatology.,
  • Climatic changes -- Health aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by James C. White ; associate editors, William Wagner, Carole N. Beal.
    ContributionsWhite, James C. 1916-, Wagner, William, 1955-, Beal, Carole N., Center for Environmental Information (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA793 .G56 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1860436M
    ISBN 100444015655
    LC Control Number90013814

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      Air Quality, Atmosphere, and Health is a multidisciplinary journal which, by its very name, illustrates the broad range of work it publishes and which focuses on atmospheric consequences of human activities and their implications for human and ecological health. A wide variety of organizations (federal, state, local, multilateral, private and nongovernmental) are addressing the implications of climate change globally. Despite this breadth of activity, the public health effects of climate change remain largely unaddressed. Climate change has the potential to impact health in many ways.

    Dean Sandro Galea, Boston University School of Public Health, recommends two books. The first is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Ms. Rebecca Sloot, which explores issues of race, poverty, and medical ethics as it details the story of Henrietta Lacks, a year-old Black woman in Baltimore who died of cervical cancer in climate change on human health so that we can both mitigate and adapt to the environmental effects of climate change in the healthiest and most efficient ways. Although the group recog ­ nizes the global nature of climate change’s impacts on human health, the primary focus of this paper is on the situation in the United States.


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