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Media Type: Report / Policy Brief
Date of Publication: April 4, 2016
Year of Publication: 2016
Publication City: Washington, DC
Publisher: U.S. Global Change Research Program
Climate change is a significant threat to the health of the American people. This scientific assessment examines how climate change is already affecting human health and the changes that may occur in the future.
A recently released scientific assessment of the impacts climate change is having, and is likely to have in the future, on human health in the United States. Key risks considered include: extreme heat, outdoor air quality, flooding, vector-borne infection, water-related infection, food-related infection, and mental health and well-being.