All articles for the topic: human health

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Heat stress in Maharashtra, India

This policy brief examines the vulnerability of communities living in semi-arid Maharashtra to be negatively affected by heat-related stress and the increasing health implications thereof. 

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Climate Change and Health in Mozambique

This article assesses the impacts of climate change on malaria and diarrheal disease in Mozambique. 

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Climate Risk and Vulnerability: A Handbook for Southern Africa (2nd Edition)

An updated version of the popular handbook outlining projected climate change, sectoral impacts and responses (adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and accessing climate finance) in southern Africa

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Webinar: The Urban Health Initiative

This webinar introduces the Urban Health Initiative, which aims to reduce deaths and diseases associated with short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) and other air pollutants at the city level.

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Watershed Organisation Trust - Centre for Resilience Studies (W-CReS)

The Watershed Organisation Trust - Centre for Resilience Studies (W-CReS) aims to bridge some of the gaps between science, policy and practice and promote multi-stakeholder collaboration at all lev

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Yale University

Since its founding in 1701, Yale has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations.

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Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University has a proud tradition of leadership in education, research, service, and patient care around the globe, with research and training programs on every continent, more than 40

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Building climate resilience in cities

This CDKN Essential summarises learning from CDKN work in cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean in mainstreaming climate compatible development in cities.

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Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Health

This brief looks at the complex interaction between climate change and human health. It discusses policy responses in a development context and identifies relevant environmental determinants.

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Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institution in health research, training and services.

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Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

This research project outlines the benefits, challenges, and successes associated with transboundary ecosystem management in Still Creek, a riparian ecosystem located in Metro Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE)

HI-AWARE conducts research and pilot interventions, capacity building and policy engagement on climate resilience and adaptation in the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra river basins.

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Emerging Evidence on Climate Change and Health in Africa

This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change on the health sector in Africa, including threats to health and development investments, and opportunities to achieve health targets.

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Potential applications of subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) predictions

This article shares the first comprehensive review of sectoral applications of S2S predictions, highlighting the opportunities and challenges facing their uptake.

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Building capacity through the UN CC:Learn platform

The UN CC: Learn platform, funded by the Swiss Government and UN partners, offers free climate change-relevant learning resources that are backed by the UN system.

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From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate

From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate 2008 reflects the advances made in understanding Canada’s vulnerability to climate change during the past decade.

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Stakeholders’ Perception on National Heatwave Plans in Belgium

This study assessed the perceptions of key stakeholders in Belgium on their responsibilities and the effectiveness of the local implementation of national heat wave plans in Brussels.

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LEDS in Practice: Breathe clean

This paper presents two case studies from cities that have taken action on air quality to improve public health and have realized the benefits of reduced emissions.

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Everyday Disasters and Everyday Heroes

Read here about Frontline: A programme that uniquely finds out from local people what threats they face.

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CGIAR

CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food secur

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Child-centred, Community-based Adaptation

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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ACCC: Health

This research on climate change and health conducted in Guangdong province indicates that extreme climate events increase the risk of mortality and infectious diseases.

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