5 reasons why climate change threatens health

According to new research from the American Medical Association and the American Public Health Association (APHA) released last week, climate change would pose serious threats to human health.

Among these threats are bad air, longer allergy seasons, the spread of infectious diseases, extreme risks associated to extreme weathers and last but not least increased heat waves. The latter killed 40,000 people in 2003.

This should enable us to better grasp what we might be confronted to if we don’t act enough on climate change. For more read the Time article.


Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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