Climate and Global Warming. Extreme weather events Humidity ,floods, storms Crops prices and wild fires. Green house gases form a blanket around earth trapping energy in the atmosphere causing it to warm (known as the greenhouse effect). Climate change The facts.
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Extreme weather events
Humidity ,floods, storms
Crops prices and wild fires
Young people, old people and people with medical conditions are more vulnerable to heat related illnesses
Availability – food and water , contamination and water borne diseases
Enhances the spread of diseases causing agents pathogens-ticks , mosquitoes
IPCC, Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2007).