Why a Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health - And How We Can Save Ourselves
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Rodale Press, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $25.99|
| Book Description: |
Beyond images of emaciated polar bears and drought-cracked lakes, there remains a major part of climate change's impact that the media has neglected: how our health will suffer from higher temperatures and extreme weather. From spiraling rates of asthma and allergies and spikes in heatstroke-related deaths to swarms of invasive insects carrying diseases like dengue or West Nile and increases in heart and lung disease and cancer, the effect of rising temperatures on human health will...