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Climate Change and Health


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"Climate Change and Health" presented by Dr. Paul Smith as part of the Climate Change and Human Health in Montana seminar series at the University of Montana.

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Climate Change and Health

  1. 1. “85% of the Health Impacts of Climate Change Occur in Children” - World Health Organization
  2. 2. Children – The Index Species Heat and Social Stress Inherent Vulnerability Reliant on others Shelter, Food, Health Needs Infections - Immunocompromised Less thermo-regulation Injury during developmental stages Pollution Hunger
  3. 3. Increased Exposure Life years Concentration/dose effects Time outdoors Injury to Developing Organs – starting in utero Lungs Brains Musculoskeletal Children – The Index Species Pollution