One crisis multiple emergencies
Systemic causes of climate crisis and human and animal suffering
Our planet is wamer now than at any point in the past 650,000 years
The World Health Organisation
cites the human health issues of the climate crisis as “overwhelmingly negative” and that “Climate change affects the social and environmental determinants of health – clean air, safe drinking water, sufficient food and secure shelter. Between 2030 and 2050, climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year, from malnutrition, malaria, diarrhoea and heat stress”
🔗 Source: Fact sheets / Detail / Climate change and health
Dr Andrew Harmer, senior lecturer in global health, based at Queen Mary University of London says “Climate change presents a serious threat to global public health and requires an immediate, internationally coordinated response”.