Impact of climate change on elder health.

  title={Impact of climate change on elder health.},
  author={Bruce A. Carnes and David O Staats and Bradley J. Willcox},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  volume={69 9},
Demographers predict human life expectancy will continue to increase over the coming century. These forecasts are based on two critical assumptions: advances in medical technology will continue apace and the environment that sustains us will remain unchanged. The consensus of the scientific community is that human activity contributes to global climate change. That change will degrade air and water quality, and global temperature could rise 11.5°F by 2100. If nothing is done to alter this… CONTINUE READING
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