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Counting costs of climate change

October 12th, 2017 by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Global warming impacts cause substantial economic damages, hurts human health in many ways, influences the drivers of human migration, and it can jeopardise development for many of the world’s poor. Destabilising the climate can destabilise societies. Counting the costs of climate change is a challenge since the social costs can be hard to calculate and […]

UK’s Health Protection Agency reports on risks to public health from climate change

September 11th, 2012 by Health Protection Agency

The UK’s Health Protection Agency has published a report about the risks to public health in the UK from climate change. The study, Health Effects of Climate Change in the UK 2012, is an extensive update of the earlier report, Health effects of climate change in the UK published in 2001, and “Health effects of climate […]