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The health practitioner's guide to climate change : diagnosis and cure

Author: Jenny Griffiths
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There are enormous health benefits from tackling climate change. This is the first book to set out what health practitioners can do to prevent the worst impacts of climate change, to make health services sustainable, and to design healthy, sustainable communities. The book:- provides an introduction for health practitioners and students to climate change and its current and future health impacts- describes the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Health practitioner's guide to climate change.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009
(DLC) 2009012109
(OCoLC)317249505
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Griffiths
ISBN: 9781849770231 1849770239 9781844077298 1844077292 9781844077281 1844077284
OCLC Number: 586148437
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 380 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Greenhouse gas emissions : the hard facts / Felicity Liggins --
Climate change is deadly : the health impacts of climate change / Mala Rao --
Health and the natural environment / David Stone --
The health benefits of action on climate change / Ian Roberts --
Leadership : how to influence national and international policy / Mike Gill and Robin Stott --
How to help to plan a healthy, sustainable, low-carbon community / Hugh Barton, Marcus Grant and Philip Insall --
How you can make a real difference / Lindsey Stewart and Alan Maryon-Davis --
How to help people to change behaviour / Lucy Reynolds and Allison Thorpe --
How to take action in the community / Jenny Griffiths --
How to help organizations to take action / Jenny Griffiths and Lucy Reynolds --
How health services can act / David Pencheon --
How to prepare for the health effects of climate change / Giovanni Leonardi.
Responsibility: edited by Jenny Griffiths [and others].

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Sets out what health practitioners can do to prevent the worst impacts of climate change, to make health services sustainable, and to design healthy, sustainable communities. This book describes the  Read more...

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