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Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations

Anthony McMichael

Abstract

When we think of "climate change," we think of man-made global warming, caused by greenhouse gas emissions. But natural climate change has occurred throughout human history, and populations have had to adapt to the climate's vicissitudes. Anthony J. McMichael, a renowned epidemiologist and a pioneer in the field of how human health relates to climate change, is the ideal person to tell this story. Climate Change and the Health of Nations shows how the natural environment has vast direct and indirect repercussions for human health and welfare. McMichael takes us on a tour of human history throu ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190262952
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190262952.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony McMichael, author