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* [[En-en_adult_card_26_river_flooding|River Flooding]]
* [[En-en_adult_card_26_river_flooding|River Flooding]]
* [[En-en_adult_card_28_vectors_of_disease|Vectors of Disease]]
* [[En-en_adult_card_28_vectors_of_disease|Vectors of Disease]]
* [[En-en_adult_card_31_freshwater_resources|Freshwater Resources]]
* [[En-en_adult_card_34_cyclones|Cyclones]]
* [[En-en_adult_card_34_cyclones|Cyclones]]
* [[En-en_adult_card_35_forest_fires|Forest Fires]]
* [[En-en_adult_card_35_forest_fires|Forest Fires]]
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=== Consequences===
=== Consequences===
*[[En-en_adult_card_40_armed_conflicts|Armed Conflicts]]


== Other possible links ==
== Other possible links ==
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* [[En-en adult card 21 temperature rise|Rising Air Temperatures]]
* [[En-en adult card 21 temperature rise|Rising Air Temperatures]]
* [[En-en_adult_card_31_freshwater_resources|Freshwater Resources]]
* [[En-en adult card 36 heat waves|Heat waves]] Heat waves can be devastating, especially for older people and in places where air conditioning is not available.
* [[En-en adult card 36 heat waves|Heat waves]] Heat waves can be devastating, especially for older people and in places where air conditioning is not available.



Latest revision as of 07:40, 3 November 2021

Card #38: Human Health

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Hunger, new vectors of disease, heatwaves and armed conflicts can have a negative effect on human health.

Explanation

This is one of the cards to be placed last, as one of the ultimate consequences of climate change.

Correction

Causes

Consequences

Other possible links

Other causes

To go further

The Sámi are an indigenous people from an area covering northern Sweden, Norway and Finland as well as the Kola Peninsula in Russia known as Lapland. The livelihoods of the Sámi are endangered by global warming[1].

The same applies to the livelihood conditions of the indigenous peoples of the Arctic Circle in Canada and Russia[2].

Increase in water-borne diseases (cholera, malaria, dengue fever, diarrhoea, hepatitis (hepatitis A and E), typhoid, some meningitis in Israel, etc.).

Increasing vulnerability to the survival of Aymara farmers in Bolivia due to the lack of freshwater resources caused by global warming[3].

References