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Heat Exposure and Human Health in the Context of Climate Change

1st Edition - November 19, 2022

Authors: Yuming Guo, Shanshan Li

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 9 0 8 0 - 7
eBook ISBN:
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Heat Exposure and Human Health in the Context of Climate Change introduces the effects of heat on human health, especially in the context of climate change. The book utilizes… Read more

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Heat Exposure and Human Health in the Context of Climate Change introduces the effects of heat on human health, especially in the context of climate change. The book utilizes case studies in addition to foundational knowledge and theory to demonstrate the epidemiological impact of heat, also presenting solutions for addressing this important public health issue. It is clearly organized to aid in understanding key questions such as why and how heat exposure impacts health, who are most vulnerable to heat exposure, and how to reduce the impacts of heat exposure.

Providing guidance on public policy development as well as individual protection, this book is an interdisciplinary resource for researchers and policymakers in both public health and environmental science fields.