søndag 21. november 2021

Health Impacts of Climate Change in China Worsening, Report Says

Extreme weather events associated with climate change, including deadly heat waves, devastating floods, and historic sandstorms, have killed hundreds of people across China over the past year. Now, in the most comprehensive analysis so far, experts warned these threats are likely to get worse in the coming years in the country. The new report published Sunday in the British medical journal, The Lancet Public Health, supports a growing body of research from around the world demonstrating climate change is an emerging public health risk.

Here are highlights from the China-specific study, published just weeks after a separate report in The Lancet issued a “code red for a healthy future” of the world.