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Title Climate change and public health / edited by Barry S. Levy and Jonathan A. Patz ; foreword by Gro H. Brundtland.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]

Subject Climatic changes -- Health aspects.
Human beings -- Effect of climate on.
Public health.
Climate Change.
Public Health.
Environmental Health.
Public Policy.
Alt Name Levy, Barry S.,
Patz, Jonathan,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Applying a public health context to climate change / Jonathan A. Patz and Barry S. Levy -- Applying climate change science for public health / Stephen J. Vavrus, Eric Obscherning, and Jonathan A. Patz -- A widening research agenda : challenges and needs / Anthony J. McMichael -- Heat-related disorders -- Heat impacts on work, human performance, and daily life / Tord Kjellstrom, Bruno Lemke, P. Matthias Otto -- Olivia M. Hyatt, David J. Briggs, and Chris A. Freyberg -- Disorders related to heat waves / Rupa Basu -- Respiratory and allergic disorders / Patrick L. Kinney, Kazuhiko Ito, Kate Weinberger, and Perry E. Sheffield -- Vectorborne diseases / William K. Reisen -- Waterborne and foodborne diseases / Joan B. Rose and Felicia Wu -- Health impacts related to food and nutrition insecurity / Alan D. Dangour, Rosemary Green, Jenny Sutherland, Louise Watson, and Timothy R. Wheeler -- Mental health impacts / Thomas J. Doherty -- Collective violence / Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel -- Public health policies and actions / Howard Frumkin, Jeremy Hess, and George Luber -- Communication / Mona Sarfaty and Edward Maibach -- Policy -- Energy policy in developed countries / Gregory F. Nemet and Jonathan A. Patz -- Energy policy in developing countries / Robert Bailis -- Transportation policy / Vicki Arroyo and Kathryn A. Zyla -- Agriculture policy / Valerie J. Stull and Jonathan A. Patz -- Planning healthy and sustainable built environments / Jason Vargo -- Non-governmental actions by individuals, civil society organizations, and the private sector / Kathleen M. Rest and Jalonne L. White-Newsome.
Note Print version record.
Summary Orchestrating and coordinating contributions from more than 75 selected public health specialists and environmental scientists, the editors have developed a concise and comprehensive book that represents a core curriculum on climate change and public health, including key strategies for adaptation and mitigation.
ISBN 9780190202460 (electronic bk.)
0190202467 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 910237196
Additional Format Print version: Climate change and public health. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015] 9780190202453 (DLC) 2014043382 (OCoLC)894626645

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