Climate change and human health: estimating avoidable deaths and disease.

@article{Kovats2005ClimateCA,
  title={Climate change and human health: estimating avoidable deaths and disease.},
  author={R. Sari Kovats and Diarmid H. Campbell-Lendrum and Franziska Matthies},
  journal={Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={1409-18}
}
Human population health has always been central in the justification for sustainable development but nearly invisible in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change negotiations. Current scientific evidence indicates that climate change will contribute to the global burden of disease through increases in diarrhoeal disease, vector-borne disease, and malnutrition, and the health impacts of extreme weather and climate events. A few studies have estimated future potential health… CONTINUE READING