Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Impact of climate change on human health





Climate change and Global Warming are changes in the Planet’s atmosphere due to the levels of greenhouse gases are increasing, such as carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, methane and CFCs created largely by human activities. It is an ongoing environmental and social issue facing the contemporary society today. As we are aware, climate change is affecting our daily lives in more ways than thought possible. It has many different impacts on people’s health such as, infectious diseases, heat related illnesses, food safety, mental health problems and premature deaths. Climate change and Global warming affects our health, mentally, physically, socially and economically. The disease that cause Global Warming are asthma, obesity, water-borne illness including mosquito-borne diseases like malaria and food-borne diseases Any of those diseases can affect our performance in daily life. Climate change is happening we can no longer ignore the adverse effects!

Sources: http://www.who.int/en/



Hamad



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