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Climate change and One Health
(Oxford University Press, 2018)
The journal The Lancet recently published a countdown on health and climate change. Attention was focused solely on humans. However, animals, including wildlife, livestock and pets, may also be impacted by climate change. ...
Assessing resilience to climate change in the US cities
In the face of uncertainties associated with climate change, building adaptive capacity and resilience at the community level emerges as an essential and timely element of local planning. However, key social factors that ...
Peru’s approach to climate change in the andean mountain region: achieving multidisciplinary regional cooperation for integrated assessment of climate change
(International Mountain Society (IMS), 2007-02)
Climate change aggravates the challenges of sustainable development in mountain regions and calls for deeper insights into impacts on the vulnerability of mountain people and their options for adapting to changing conditions. ...
The burden of heat-related mortality attributable to recent human-induced climate change
(Springer Nature, 2021)
Climate change affects human health; however, there have been no large-scale, systematic efforts to quantify the heat-related human health impacts that have already occurred due to climate change. Here, we use empirical ...
Early warning systems: The "last mile" of adaptation
(American Geophysical Union, 2012-09)
Recent scientific assessment studies of climate change impacts, including those from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, provide evidence of the negative effects of climate variability and change on natural and ...
The 2022 South America report of The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: trust the science. Now that we know, we must act
The health of South American populations is being severely impacted by increasing climate change-driven environmental changes. Exacerbated by increased social inequities and vulnerability, deforestation, land degradation, ...
Climate justice: a new way of looking at environmental issuesJustiça climática: uma nova forma de olhar para as questões ambientais
(Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, 2022)
Understanding Weather and Hospital Admissions Patterns to Inform Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in the Healthcare Sector in Uganda
Background: Season and weather are associated with many health outcomes, which can influence hospital admission rates. We examined associations between hospital admissions (all diagnoses) and local meteorological parameters ...
Climate change impact on cultivated and wild cacao in Peru and the search of climate change-tolerant genotypes
(WileyEstados Unidos, 2021-05-21)
Aim: Cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) is expected to be vulnerable to climate change. The objectives of this study were to (a) assess the future impact of climate change on cacao in Peru and (b) identify areas where climate ...
Climatic changes, water systems, and adaptation challenges in Shawi communities in the Peruvian Amazon
Climate change impacts on water systems have consequences for Indigenous communities. We documented climatic changes on water systems observed by Indigenous Shawi and resultant impacts on health and livelihoods, and explored ...