EPA Fact Sheet: Climate Change and Health Effects

This document, produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), discusses the impact of climate change on human health.

The document focuses on three health-related topics:

  1. Heat-Related Illnesses and Deaths
  2. Respiratory Problems
  3. Diseases and Allergies

Information about those groups at increased risk to the health impacts of climate change and heat-related deaths in the U.S. is also provided.

 

 

Publication Date: April 2010

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