What effect will a few degrees of climate change have on human heat balance? Implications for human activity

  title={What effect will a few degrees of climate change have on human heat balance? Implications for human activity},
  author={Shane K. Maloney and Cecil F Forbes},
  journal={International Journal of Biometeorology},
While many factors affecting human health that will alter with climate change are being discussed, there has been no discussion about how a warmer future will affect man’s thermoregulation. Using historical climate data for an Australian city and projections for Australia’s climate in 2070, we address the issue using heat balance modelling for humans engaged in various levels of activity from rest to manual labour. We first validate two heat balance models against empirical data and then use… 

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