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Climate change 2014: impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability - Part B: regional aspects - Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
ion and from groundwater resources (medium confidence), in the context of increased demand (from agriculture, energy and industry, and domestic use) and cross-sectoral implications that are not fullyExpand
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Guidance Note for Lead Authors of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report on Consistent Treatment of Uncertainties
These guidance notes are intended to assist Lead Authors of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) in the consistent treatment of uncertainties across all three Working Groups. These notes define a commonExpand
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Determinants of risk: Exposure and vulnerability
Many climate change adaptation efforts aim to address the implications of potential changes in the frequency, intensity, and duration of weather and climate events that affect the risk of extremeExpand
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Climate variability and change in the United States: potential impacts on vector- and rodent-borne diseases.
Diseases such as plague, typhus, malaria, yellow fever, and dengue fever, transmitted between humans by blood-feeding arthropods, were once common in the United States. Many of these diseases are noExpand
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The effect of temperature on food poisoning: a time-series analysis of salmonellosis in ten European countries
We investigated the relationship between environmental temperature and reported Salmonella infections in 10 European populations. Poisson regression adapted for time-series data was used to estimateExpand
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A new scenario framework for climate change research: the concept of shared climate policy assumptions
The new scenario framework facilitates the coupling of multiple socioeconomic reference pathways with climate model products using the representative concentration pathways. Expand
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Distance-Weighted Traffic Density in Proximity to a Home Is a Risk Factor for Leukemia and Other Childhood Cancers
ABSTRACT Occupational exposure to elevated concentrations of benzene is a known cause of leukemia in adults. Concentrations of benzene from motor vehicle exhaust could be elevated along highlyExpand
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Community-based adaptation to the health impacts of climate change.
  • K. Ebi, J. Semenza
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • American journal of preventive medicine
  • 1 November 2008
The effects of and responses to the health impacts of climate change will affect individuals, communities, and societies. Effectively preparing for and responding to current and projected climateExpand
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The IPCC AR5 guidance note on consistent treatment of uncertainties: a common approach across the working groups
A guidance note for authors of the Fifth Assessment Report, which is currently under development, is the application of a common framework with associated calibrated uncertainty language that can be used to characterize findings of the assessment process. Expand
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Climate Change and Human Health. Risks and Responses
In 1996 a group of health researchers organized by WHO, the World Meteo-rological Organization (WMO), and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) published the first comprehensive assessmentExpand
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