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Climate change and human health: present and future risks
There is near unanimous scientific consensus that greenhouse gas emissions generated by human activity will change Earth's climate. The recent (globally averaged) warming by 0.5 degrees C is partly… Expand
Biological invasions: recommendations for U.S. policy and management.
- D. Lodge, Susan Williams, +9 authors A. McMichael
- Business, Medicine
- Ecological applications : a publication of the…
- 1 December 2006
The Ecological Society of America has evaluated current U.S. national policies and practices on biological invasions in light of current scientific knowledge. Invasions by harmful nonnative species… Expand
Food, livestock production, energy, climate change, and health
Food provides energy and nutrients, but its acquisition requires energy expenditure. In post-hunter-gatherer societies, extra-somatic energy has greatly expanded and intensified the catching,… Expand
Potential impact of global climate change on malaria risk.
- W. Martens, L. Niessen, J. Rotmans, T. H. Jetten, A. McMichael
- Environmental health perspectives
- 1 May 1995
The biological activity and geographic distribution of the malarial parasite and its vector are sensitive to climatic influences, especially temperature and precipitation. We have incorporated… Expand
International study of temperature, heat and urban mortality: the 'ISOTHURM' project.
- A. McMichael, P. Wilkinson, +14 authors B. Nikiforov
- Geography, Medicine
- International journal of epidemiology
- 1 October 2008
BACKGROUND This study describes heat- and cold-related mortality in 12 urban populations in low- and middle-income countries, thereby extending knowledge of how diverse populations, in non-OECD… Expand
Climate change and future populations at risk of malaria
Global estimates of the potential impact of climate change on malaria transmission were calculated based on future climate scenarios produced by the HadCM2 and the more recent HadCM3 global climate… Expand
Globalization, climate change, and human health.
- A. McMichael
- The New England journal of medicine
- 3 April 2013
Climate change affects the range of pathogens and temperatures to which populations are exposed. This article reviews the nature of these changes and explores how efforts to mitigate climate change… Expand
Environmental and social influences on emerging infectious diseases: past, present and future.
- A. McMichael
- Biology, Medicine
- Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society…
- 29 July 2004
During the processes of human population dispersal around the world over the past 50 000-100 000 years, along with associated cultural evolution and inter-population contact and conflict, there have… Expand
The health impacts of cold homes and fuel poverty
Three reasons to act: the health burden, inequity, and mitigation
Climate and mortality in Australia: retrospective study, 1979-1990 and predicted impacts in five major cities in 2030.
Quantitative assessment of climatic and environmental health risks is necessary because changes in climate are expected. We therefore aimed to quantify the relationship between climatic extremes and… Expand