Pinkerton, Kent E.

Global Climate Change and Public Health

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Consequences of Global Warming to the Public’s Health
William N. Rom, Kent E. Pinkerton

2. Climate Variability and Change Data and Information for Global Public Health
Juli M. Trtanj, Tamara G. Houston

3. Climate Change: Overview of Data Sources, Observed and Predicted Temperature Changes, and Impacts on Public and Environmental Health
David H. Levinson, Christopher J. Fettig

4. Eyewitness to Global Warming
Will Steger, Nicole Rom

5. California and Climate Changes
Rupa Basu

6. Heat Waves and Rising Temperatures: Human Health Impacts and the Determinants of Vulnerability
Helene G. Margolis

7. Climate, Air Quality, and Allergy: Emerging Methods for Detecting Linkages
Patrick L. Kinney, Perry E. Sheffield, Kate R. Weinberger

8. The Human Health Co-benefits of Air Quality Improvements Associated with Climate Change Mitigation
George D. Thurston, Michelle L. Bell

9. Asthma, Hay Fever, Pollen, and Climate Change
Anthony M. Szema

10. Dengue Fever and Climate Change
Lauren Cromar, Kevin Cromar

11. Impact of Climate Change on Vector-Borne Disease in the Amazon
William Pan, OraLee Branch, Benjamin Zaitchik

12. Climate Variability and Change: Food, Water, and Societal Impacts
Jonathan Patz

13. Household Air Pollution from Cookstoves: Impacts on Health and Climate
William J. Martin, John W. Hollingsworth, Veerabhadran Ramanathan

14. Biomass Fuel and Lung Diseases: An Indian Perspective
Rajendra Prasad, Rajiv Garg

15. The Effects of Climate Change and Air Pollution on Children and Mothers’ Health
Roya Kelishadi, Parinaz Poursafa

16. Climate Change and Public Health in Small Island States and Caribbean Countries
Muge Akpinar-Elci, Hugh Sealy

17. Global Climate Change, Desertification, and Its Consequences in Turkey and the Middle East
Hasan Bayram, Ayşe Bilge Öztürk

18. Assessing the Health Risks of Climate Change
Kristie Ebi

19. Federal Programs in Climate Change and Health Research
Maya Levine, John Balbus

20. Management of Climate Change Adaptation at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jeremy J. Hess, Gino Marinucci, Paul J. Schramm, Arie Manangan, George Luber

21. Public Health and Climate Programs at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Erika N. Sasser, C. Andrew Miller

22. California’s Cap-and-Trade Program
John R. Balmes

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Pneumology/Respiratory System, Climate Change Impacts, Internal Medicine, Primary Care Medicine, Public Health

Publication year
Respiratory Medicine
Page amount
12 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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