This atlas on health and climate change is a product of collaboration between the meteorological and public health communities. It provides sound scientific information on the connections between weather and climate and major health challenges. These range from diseases of poverty to emergencies arising from extreme weather events and disease outbreaks. They also include environmental degradation, the increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases and the universal trend of demographic ageing.
Organization: WHO, WMO
Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Health, Human Security, Risk Reduction/Management, Science, COP22 List of UN Publications
Type of material: Other
Publication date: 2012
Language: English, French, Spanish