Population and Climate Change

Global climate change is altering the world’s environment profoundly and threatening the Earth’s vital natural resources including land, oceans and air. These changes threaten the livelihoods, health and well-being of human communities around the world.. Since the issues surrounding climate change issue continue to evolve, there is a pressing need for more research, discussion and testing of the potential for PHE approaches to contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation activities, in both coastal and terrestrial environments. Documents in this section address the links and relationships between population, health and climate change.