Carbon dioxide and other global warming pollutants are collecting in the atmosphere like a thickening blanket, trapping the sun's heat and causing the planet to warm up.
As we know, global warming is a sign of climate change and our environment got damage. However, the United States Global Change Research Program concludes that climate change also poses unique challenges to human health such as:
- Significant increases in the risk of illness and death related to extreme heat and heat waves are very likely.
- Some diseases transmitted by food, water, and insects are likely to increase.
- Certain groups, including children, the elderly, and the poor, are most vulnerable to range of climate related health effects.
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By : Hanxiang Yu