Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079

Patricia Jackson Allen

Patricia Jackson Allen
School of Nursing, Yale University, School of Nursing,

  • Short Communication
    Climate Change: A Review of Potential Health Consequences
    Author(s): Patricia Jackson AllenPatricia Jackson Allen

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released its latest report, Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability (IPCC, 2014). This report provides evidence of the recent changes in the world’s climate and the impact of these changes on the environment and human systems. The IPCC report indicates the continued warming of the climate is projected to increase the risks to humans associated with air pollution and decrease in the atmospheric ozone layer, severe weather events due to ocean storms, increased precipitation or drought, extreme heat events, and changes in animal, fish, and insect habitats, all with potential health consequences to humans. .. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1079.1000183

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