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Changing planet, changing health : how the climate crisis threatens our health and what we can do about it

Author: Paul R Epstein; Dan Ferber
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Climate change is now doing far more harm than marooning polar bears on melting chunks of ice--it is damaging the health of people around the world. Brilliantly connecting stories of real people with cutting-edge scientific and medical information, Changing Planet, Changing Health brings us to places like Mozambique, Honduras, and the United States for an eye-opening on-the-ground investigation of how climate
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Epstein; Dan Ferber
ISBN: 9780520269095 0520269098 9780520272637 0520272633
OCLC Number: 668191559
Description: xii, 355 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Mozambique --
The mosquito's bite --
Sobering predictions --
Every breath you take --
Harvest of trouble --
Sea change --
Forests in trouble --
Storms and sickness --
The ailing Earth --
Gaining green by going green --
Healthy solutions --
Of rice and tractors --
Rewriting the rules.
Responsibility: Paul R. Epstein and Dan Ferber ; foreword by Jeffrey Sachs.

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"If ever there was a book that ought to be on everybody's reading bucket list this is it."--Booklist "A harrowing look at the road ahead that should urge immediate, proactive change."--Kirkus Reviews Read more...

 
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