Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes

The major temperature effects of human-caused global climate change will be increased temperatures. Extreme heat events currently cause more deaths annually in the United States than all other extreme weather events combined.

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A Human Health Perspective on Climate Change Overview/Summary Document, Research Document Public Health, Public Health Impacts: Sea Level, Public Health Impacts: Extreme Weather, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Public Health Impacts: Adaptation PCEP
Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States: Full Report Research Document Climate Impacts, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Public Health, Economic Impacts, Home/Nation Impacts: Sea Level, Home/Nation Impacts: Extreme Weather, Home/Nation Impacts: Temperature Changes, Home/Nation Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Sea Level, Water/Food Impacts: Extreme Weather, Water/Food Impacts: Temperature Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Ocean pH, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Sea Level, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Extreme Weather, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Temperature Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Ocean pH, Public Health Impacts: Sea Level, Public Health Impacts: Extreme Weather, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Economy Impacts: Sea Level, Economy Impacts: Extreme Weather, Economy Impacts: Temperature Changes, Economy Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Economy Impacts: Ocean pH PCEP
Adapting to a Changing Climate Meghan Gombos, Scott Atkinson, and Supin Wongbusarakum Overview/Summary Document, Community Project Climate Impacts, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Public Health, Economic Impacts, Home/Nation Impacts: Sea Level, Home/Nation Impacts: Extreme Weather, Home/Nation Impacts: Temperature Changes, Home/Nation Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Home/Nation Impacts: Adaptation, Water/Food Impacts: Sea Level, Water/Food Impacts: Extreme Weather, Water/Food Impacts: Temperature Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Ocean pH, Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Temperature Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Ocean pH, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Adaptation, Economy Impacts: Temperature Changes, Economy Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Economy Impacts: Ocean pH, Economy Impacts: Adaptation PCEP
Full Report: Climate Change and Pacific Islands: Indicators and Impacts Edited by Victoria W. Keener, John J. Marra, Melissa L. Finucane, Deanna Spooner, Margaret L. Smith Research Document Climate Impacts, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Public Health, Economic Impacts, Home/Nation Impacts: Sea Level, Home/Nation Impacts: Extreme Weather, Home/Nation Impacts: Temperature Changes, Home/Nation Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Home/Nation Impacts: Adaptation, Water/Food Impacts: Sea Level, Water/Food Impacts: Extreme Weather, Water/Food Impacts: Temperature Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Ocean pH, Water/FoodImpacts: Adaptation, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Sea Level, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Extreme Weather, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Temperature Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Ocean pH, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Adaptation, Public Health Impacts: Sea Level, Public Health Impacts: Extreme Weather, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Public Health Impacts: Adaptation, Economy Impacts: Sea Level, Economy Impacts: Extreme Weather, Economy Impacts: Temperature Changes, Economy Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Economy Impacts: Ocean pH, Economy Impacts: Adaptation PCEP

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A document, website, curriculum or other kind of content that provides useful information related to climate education.
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Content originates from either the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), from other sources vetted by WestEd (WestEd) or by the Pacific Islands Climate Education Partnership (PCEP), or from self-reported (and non-vetted) material entered directly by users/members.
The report highlights 11 broad human health categories likely to be affected by climate change. As summarized in alphabetical order on pages vi and vii, these are: Asthma, Respiratory Allergie... Explanation Public Health, Public Health Impacts: Sea Level, Public Health Impacts: Extreme Weather, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Public Health Impacts: Adaptation Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College A Human Health Perspective on Climate Change PCEP
Ecosystems on land and in the ocean have been and will continue to be disturbed by climate change. Animals, plants, bacteria, and viruses will migrate to new areas with favorable climate conditions... Explanation Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Temperature Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Water Cycle Changes Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science PCEP
Human health and mortality rates will be affected to different degrees in specific regions of the world as a result of climate change. Although cold-related deaths are predicted to decrease, other ... Explanation Public Health Impacts: Sea Level, Public Health Impacts: Extreme Weather, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Water Cycle Changes Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science PCEP
Threats to human health will increase. Major health risks include heat stress, waterborne diseases (due to heavy downpours and higher temperatures), poor air quality, extreme weather events, diseas... Explanation Public Health, Public Health Impacts: Extreme Weather, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Water Cycle Changes Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States: Highlights PCEP
This Key Idea has an illustration and text explaining how climate change can impact communities in Micronesia. Click "View Source" on the right to see the illustration and read the detailed descrip... Explanation Home/Nation Impacts: Sea Level, Home/Nation Impacts: Extreme Weather, Home/Nation Impacts: Temperature Changes, Home/Nation Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Sea Level, Water/Food Impacts: Extreme Weather, Water/Food Impacts: Temperature Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Ocean pH, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Temperature Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Ocean pH, Public Health Impacts: Sea Level, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Water Cycle Changes, Economy Impacts: Temperature Changes, Economy Impacts: Ocean pH Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Adapting to a Changing Climate PCEP
Annual and seasonal maximum and minimum temperatures have increased in Pohnpei since 1952. These temperature increases are consistent with the global pattern of warming. Projections indicate tha... Explanation Home/Nation Impacts: Temperature Changes, Water/Food Impacts: Temperature Changes, Ecosystems/Biodiversity Impacts: Temperature Changes, Public Health Impacts: Temperature Changes, Economy Impacts: Temperature Changes Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Current and Future Climate of the Federated States of Micronesia PCEP

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