NewEnergyNews: Seeing Serious Health Impacts Of The Climate Crisis

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    Friday, August 09, 2019

    Seeing Serious Health Impacts Of The Climate Crisis

    Climate crisis already causing deaths and childhood stunting, report reveals ‘Insidious’ health-related impacts in Australia and Pacific include lowered cognitive capacity and spread of diseases

    Kate Lyons, 31 July 2019 (UK Guardian)

    “Climate change is ‘absolutely’ already causing deaths…[and will cause] climate-related stunting, malnutrition and lower IQ in children within the coming decades…[From Townsville to Tuvalu, a summary of 120 peer-reviewed journal articles on the health-related impacts of the climate emergency in Australia and the Pacific region by Australia’s Monash University, referenced a 2018 World Health Organisation report in predicting] that between 2030 and 2050, global warming would cause an additional 250,000 deaths per year from heat stress, malnutrition, malaria and diarrhoea…[Deaths are already occurring from extreme weather and its consequences and a] 2017 report in the journal Nature predicted that by 2100, 75% of people around the world would be exposed to heatwaves extreme enough to kill…

    [T]he deeper and more insidious impacts will be] from the secondary impacts of climate change…[Rising global temperatures will] expand the habitat of mosquitos, exposing more people to diseases including dengue, chikungunya and zika, and would cause other diseases to spread…Climate change is expected to pose particularly stark issues for childhood development…[Children born to women who were pregnant while they experienced floods in Brisbane in 2011 had lower cognitive capacity (equivalent to at least 14 points on an IQ scale), smaller vocabularies and less imaginative play at the age of two…The decreased nutritional value of staple crops as a result of higher CO2 concentration [is] expected to cause stunting, anaemia and malnutrition in children, within 10 to 20 years…” click here for more

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