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Climate Change and Health

PLOS Medicine Special Issue July 2018 (open access)

Climate Change and Health PLOS special issue
Image: PLoS Medicine, Special issue July 2018
Climate Change and Health PLOS special issue
Climate Change and Health PLOS special issue (Image: PLoS Medicine, Special issue July 2018)

This PLOS Medicine special issue focuses on topics including the health effects of extreme heat and flooding, food system effects, non-communicable disease risk, such as air pollution, infectious disease risks and the health benefits of greenhouse gas mitigation policies.

The PLOS Medicine Special Issue covers the following issues:

  • Climate change and health: Moving from theory to practice
  • Development of the Impacts of Cycling Tool (ICT): A modelling study and web tool for evaluating health and environmental impacts of cycling uptake
  • Quantifying excess deaths related to heatwaves under climate change scenarios: A multicountry time series modelling study
  • From advocacy to action: Projecting the health impacts of climate change
  • Prioritizing the needs of children in a changing climate
  • Climate change, urban health, and the promotion of health equity
  • Climate chagne and women's health: Impacts and policy directions
  • Increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide: Anticipated negative effects on food quality

And many more issues are content of this open access special issue, online available at: https://collections.plos.org/climate-change-and-health#section-guest-editors%3Cbr%3E

  • Topics
    • Climate (470)
    • Climate change (368)
    • Research (340)
    • Science (233)
    • Physics (196)
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  • Organisations
    • CHIPP (127)
    • Swiss Academy of Sciences (121)
    • FOEN (103)
    • Forum for Genetic Research (91)
    • ProClim (76)
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