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Environment, Climate Change, and Health Equity: Climate Change

Resources about the impact of climate change and the environment on health and its unequal distribution sround the US and the world.

Climate Change

As Earth heats, health care providers will be impacted in many ways.

  • Northward movement of vectors will spread disease to both human and animal populations unfamiliar with them
  • Increased weather-related natural disasters will tax emergency services
  • Plants and animals unable to adapt or be adapted may lead to more nutrition-based health issues

Climate Change and Human Health Literature Portal

Selected Ebooks

Selected Organization Websites

Selected Journals on Climate Change

Health Effects of Climate Change

Climate change effects on human health

Climate Change in Academic Health Education

Open access articles on including climate change in health sciences curricula. 

Downers Grove Campus Library (630) 515-6200
Littlejohn Hall
555 31st St. Downers Grove, IL 60515

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Glendale Campus Library (623) 572-3308
Sahuaro Hall
19555 N. 59th Ave. Glendale, AZ 85308

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