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Title Global climate change and human health : from science to practice / [edited by] George Luber, Jay Lemery.
Publication San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand ; [Washington, DC] : APHA Press, an imprint of American Public Health Association, [2015]
Copyright date ©2015
Description xxv, 638 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Call # 615.902 G
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Primer on climate science / Christopher K. Uejio, James D. Tamerius, Karen Wertz, Katie M. Konchar -- Extreme weather events : the role of public health in disaster risk reduction as a means for climate change adaptation / Mark E. Keim, M.D -- Climate change impacts on the hydrological cycle and waterborne diseases / Jan C. Semenza -- Climate change, carbon dioxide and public health : the plant biology perspective / Lewis H. Ziska, Kris L. Ebi -- Climate and its impacts on vector-borne and zoonotic diseases / Charles B. Beard, Jada F. Garofalo, Kenneth L. Gage -- Increased risks from cyanobacteria and algae blooms / Lorraine C. Backer -- Ozone, oppressive air masses & degraded air quality / Kim Knowlton -- Climate change and population mental health / Abdulrahman M. El-Sayed and Sandro Galea -- Addressing the challenges of climate change to food security, safety and nutrition / Tirado, MC -- Climate and health vulnerability assessments : a practical approach / Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, Joy Guillemot, Kristie Ebi -- Climate change health impact projections: looking into the future / Jeremy Hess -- Extreme and changing meteorological conditions on the human health condition / Daniel P. Johnson and Austin C. Stanforth -- Climate change adaptation : historic perspective, framing, and future directions / Kristie L. Ebi -- Protecting environmental justice communities from the detrimental impacts of climate change / Cecilia Martinez and Nicky Sheats -- Improving the surveillance of climate-sensitive diseases / Pierre Gosselin, Diane Bélanger, Mathilde Pascal, Philippe Pireaux, and Christovam Barcellos -- Climate change communication / Stuart Capstick, Adam Corner, and Nick Pidgeon -- Health co-benefits of climate mitigation strategies / Linda Rudolph and Maxwell J. Richardson -- Mitigation : international institutions and global governance / Perry Sheffield and Farah Faisal -- Community-based sentinel surveillance as an innovative tool to measure the health effects of cc in remote alaska / David L. Driscoll -- Climate change and the right to health / Carmel Williams.
Subject Climatic changes -- Health aspects.
Global warming -- Health aspects.
Environmental health.
Climatic changes -- Health aspects. (OCoLC)fst00864247
Environmental health. (OCoLC)fst00912999
Global warming -- Health aspects. (OCoLC)fst00943514
Addl. Author Luber, George.
Lemery, Jay.
ISBN 9781118505571 (paperback)
1118505573 (paperback)

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