Climate Change Affecting Global Public Health, Facilitating Spread Of Some Diseases, Malnutrition

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“The term ‘climate change’ may bring to mind images of stranded polar bears in faraway places, but the globe’s changing weather also has serious and immediate health consequences for human beings — especially those who live in poor and developing countries. But when it comes to efforts to combat climate change, the current administration has suggested its priorities lie elsewhere. … [W]hat they may not realize is that climate change is already having a direct and immediate threat to public health, both here and abroad…” (Almendrala, 2/24).

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