Climate Change and Human Health: The Critical Policy Agenda

Journal of American Medical Association, Vol. 287, No. 17, pp. 267-268, 2002

Posted: 18 Sep 2006

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William C. G. Burns

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

Abstract

This article assesses the potential impacts of climate change on human health, with an emphasis on waterborne diseases. The article also discusses uncertainties associated with establishing causality between environmental change and specific diseases.

Keywords: Climate change, disease

JEL Classification: K32

Suggested Citation

Burns, William C.G., Climate Change and Human Health: The Critical Policy Agenda. Journal of American Medical Association, Vol. 287, No. 17, pp. 267-268, 2002, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=930668

William C.G. Burns (Contact Author)

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University ( email )

Washington, DC
United States

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