We Can’t Ignore the Health Impacts of Climate Change - Part 2. https://t.co/O4OWOm823O

We Can’t Ignore the Health Impacts of Climate Change - Part 2. https://t.co/O4OWOm823O

A farm that has been destocked for two years in Queensland, Australia / ABC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) organized a three-day conference on climate and health. As the Trump administration took power, the conference was abruptly canceled. So former Vice President Al Gore and his Climate Reality Project , former President Jimmy Carter, the American Public Health Association (APHA) , public health expert Dr. Howard Frumkin , and others stepped in to fill the gap, putting on a one-day summit at the Carter Center in Atlanta last week. Gore and leading scientists discussed key areas where climate change is expected to cause major human health impacts (due to time constraints, they left out discussing animal and plant health). In the first part , we covered the first four — infectious diseases, heat stress, air pollution, and allergens; here, below, are t...

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