United States Global Change Research Program
This scientific assessment examines how climate change is already affecting human health and the changes that may occur in the future. It builds on the 2014 National Climate Assessment and reviews and synthesizes key contributions to the published literature. This assessment’s findings represent an improvement in scientific confidence in the link between climate change and a broad range of threats to public health, while recognizing populations of concern and identifying emerging issues.
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