Climate Change Adaptation and Human Health

Authored by: Aline Chiabai , Joseph V. Spadaro

Routledge Handbook of the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation

Print publication date:  January  2014
Online publication date:  January  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415633116
eBook ISBN: 9780203095201
Adobe ISBN: 9781136212123


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The aim of this chapter is to present a synthesis of the current and projected health burdens of climate change and costing of adaptation measures to climate change with emphasis on health protection. In this section, we focus on current and projected health impacts, whereas adaptation measures, assessment methods and costs are discussed in the remaining sections of this chapter.

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