A study published recently in the journal Nature contends that increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will decrease the amount of zinc and iron in certain staple crops like wheat, rice, and soybeans.
PostedApr 4, 2013
Adaptation, Extreme Events, Human Health
Many public health impacts have been predicted for climate change , but there has been relatively little exploration of ways to minimize the risks and develop long-term adaptation strategies, according to a recent article published in Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP).
PostedMar 5, 2013
Adaptation, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Human Health
Pesticides, air pollutants, and other contaminants could become increasingly harmful to human health due to climate change , according to a new series of papers published in Environmental Toxicology Chemistry (ET&C).
PostedSep 27, 2010
Human Health, Extreme Events, Adaptation
A new document is available: When Every Drop Counts: Protecting Public Health During Drought Conditions A Guide for Public Health Professionals.