From eye problems and thunderstorm asthma to anxieties about the future – Part 2 of the Status Report on Climate Change

The second part of the new German status report „Climate Change and Health“ focuses on non-communicable diseases. The six articles in the fourth issue of the Journal of Health Monitoring ( S4/2023) range from health risks due to heat and other extreme weather events, the influence of climate change on allergic diseases and mental health, tothe health consequences of changed UV radiation and increased air pollution. The 37 authors from 23 institutions review diverse risk and protective factors, risk groups, the impact of climate change on health care and infrastructures, and provide recommendations for action.

Quelle: IDW Informationsdienst Wissenschaft