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Climate Change and Health Impacts

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http://www.cleanairchampions.ca/database/files/library/Climate_Change_and_Health_Impacts.pdf

Clean Air Champions' mission is to improve air quality and reduce climate change by working with high performance athletes to educate and inspire Canadians, primarily youth, to adopt more sustainable, healthier lifestyles.

This Fact Sheet provides a broad overview of the potential health effects of climate change. 

Resource Author: 
Clean Air Champions
Publication Date: 
Mar 15 2012
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Governing Climate Funds: What will work for women?

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http://www.wedo.org/wp-content/uploads/rr-governiing-climate-funds-for-women-120911-en.pdf

As the international community mobilizes in response to global climatic changes, climate funds must ensure the equitable and effective allocation of funds for the world’s most vulnerable populations. Women and girls, disproportionately vulnerable to negative climate change impacts in developing countries, have largely been excluded from climate change finance policies and programmes. This report examines four funds –climate funds and non-climate funds, to draw out the lessons for gender integration in global finance mechanisms.

Resource Author: 
Elizabeth Arend and Sonia Lowman
Publication Date: 
Sep 1 2011

Gender, Climate Change and Health

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Source URL: 
http://www.who.int/globalchange/publications/reports/gender_climate_change/en/

Gender, Climate Change and HealthThe effects of climate on human society, and our ability to mitigate and adapt to them, are mediated by social factos, including gender.  This report provides a first review of the interactions between climate change, gender and health.  It documents evidence for gender differences in health risks that are likely to be exacerbated by climat

Resource Author: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
Sep 9 2011
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Feeling the Heat: Child Survival in a Changing Climate

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http://www.childreninachangingclimate.org/library_page.htm?metadata_value=Feeling%20the%20Heat:%20Child%20Survival%20in%20a%20Changing%20Climate&wildmeta_value=

Overview

Resource Author: 
Save the Children
Publication Date: 
Jun 8 2011

Health Co-Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation: Household Energy

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Source URL: 
http://www.who.int/hia/green_economy/en/index.html

The policy briefings below summarize initial key findings from the Health in a Green Economy project  and identify expected health impacts from policies to mitigate climate change in the household energy sector.

Resource Author: 
World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication Date: 
Nov 1 2010

Quantifying Vulnerability to Climate Change: Implications for Adaptation Assistance

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The effects of climate change have been and will be worse in poor countries and small-island states, those least able to adapt to the climate-related disasters.

Resource Author: 
David Wheeler
Publication Date: 
Jan 1 2011
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