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  • Human health

    Confalonieri, U; Menne, B; Akhtar, R; Ebi, KL; Hauengue, M; Kovats, RS; Revich, B; Woodward, Alistair (2007)

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    The University of Auckland Library

    Climate change currently contributes to the global burden of disease and premature deaths (very high confidence). Human beings are exposed to climate change through changing weather patterns (temperature, precipitation, sea-level rise and more frequent extreme events) and indirectly through changes in water, air and food quality and changes in ecosystems, agriculture, industry and settlements and the economy. At this early stage the effects are small but are projected to progressively increase in all countries and regions. [8.4.1]

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