Climate change affects health of all Americans, says new report

Read the full story in Environmental Factor.

Climate change affects the health of all Americans, according to a key message of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), which was released Nov. 23. NIEHS Senior Advisor for Public Health John Balbus, M.D., was one of the authors.

The new report, which is actually volume two of the congressionally-mandated study, focuses on human welfare, societal and environmental elements of climate change, and climate variability. Volume one, the 2017 Climate Science Special Report, provides the physical science background.

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