The "Generation Greta" has it now in black and white: climate change has a major impact on health - especially in children. 100 researchers warn of the consequences in a comprehensive report.
climate change harms already today the health of many people, especially the children. In the case of a more economies as in the past, "will affect the lives of every child born profoundly by climate change," reports the consortium The Lancet, Countdown to belong to the approximately 100 experts.
half A month before the UN climate change conference in Madrid accounted for the experts in the bedava bonus specialized journal "The Lancet" the current and future impact of climate change on health. CO2 emissions continue as in the past, a currently to-be-born child to his 71 am. Birthday live on average in a 4 degree warmer world. The researchers come from 35 institutions such as the world health organization (WHO) and Artemisbet universities.
The Swede, Greta Thunberg and their protests against the climate policies around the world for attention. Especially children and young people go for months in the framework of the "Fridays For Future"movement on the road.
Permanent damage from Childhood
children may be affected by the impacts of climate change on the strongest, - said Nick Watts, the chief of the Lancet consortium. Your body and your immune system was developing, and damage in Childhood may remain. Also Harvest declines due to climate change and, as a result, under-nutrition, they met at the worst, the scientists write. They suffered more diarrhoea and mosquito-transmitted diseases such as Dengue. Nine out of ten years, with the best conditions for Dengue-carrying mosquitoes, there were, according to the Report, since the year 2000. Also, the conditions for the Cholera pathogen have improved since the beginning of the 1980s.
A group of bacteria, the Vibrios, going to an increasing risk even in the Baltic sea, said in the Lancet Report. The pathogens can be gastrointestinal and wound infections cause. Since the 80s, have doubled because of higher water temperatures, the number of days you can become infected with Vibrios in the Baltic sea. In 2018, there were 107 days.
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