Vulnerability of eco-environmental health to climate change: the views of government stakeholders and other specialists in Queensland, Australia
- Why sustainable population growth is a key to climate change and public health equity. Howat, Peter; Stoneham, Melissa // Health Promotion Journal of Australia;Dec2011, Vol. 22 Issue 4, pS34
Australia's population could reach 42 million by 2050. This rapid population growth, if unabated, will have significant social, public health and environmental implications. On the one hand, it is a major driver of climate change and environmental degradation; on the other it is likely to be a...
- Climate Change and Health Research: Time for Teamwork. Hrynkow, Sharon H. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Nov2008, Vol. 116 Issue 11, pA470
The author reflects on the increasing commitment to address the issue of climate change, particularly the reduction of greenhouse gases by 2050. She suggests that efforts to increase greenhouse gas mitigation coincide with the effort to better understand the link between climate change and human...
- Climate Change and Health Vulnerabilities. Hamilton, J. Drake // Minnesota Medicine;Nov2009, Vol. 92 Issue 11, p35
The author focuses on global warming and its adverse effect on human health. The author discusses aspects of climate change, such as rising temperatures and extreme weather events, and how they can affect health by causing heat-related deaths, increasing waterborne disease, and worsening air...
- The Need to Restore the Public Health Base for Environmental Control. Goldstein, Bernard D. // American Journal of Public Health;Apr95, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p481
The article discusses the need to restore the public health base for environmental control. It addresses issues concerning environmental health. It has been argued in this article that the environmental health in the U.S. would be better served if there was a focus on public health principles...
- Un yacimiento frÃo y duro: La controversia en torno a las perforaciones en el Ãrtico. // Salud PÃºblica de MÃ©xico;jan2011, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p90
No abstract available.
- Japan's decision-making about climate change problems: comparative study of decisions in 1990 and in 1997. Kawashima, Yasuko // Environmental Economics & Policy Studies;2000, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p29
Assesses the decision-making process about climate change problems in Japan. International and domestic levels of decision-making; Involvement of domestic stakeholders in the process and to strengthen the capacity of stakeholders; Factors that influenced the decision-making process.
- Tackling the Public Health Impact of Climate Change: The Role of Domestic Environmental Health Governance In Developing Countries. Onzivu, William // International Lawyer;Fall2009, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p1311
The impacts of climate change are grave challenges to humanity and inequitable to developing countries. Climate change threatens human health through its effects on the stability of ecosystems on which human health depends, and in increased disease pandemics. Multilateral climate change treaties...
- CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE WAR ON COAL: EXPLORING THE DARK SIDE. McGinley, Patrick Charles; Haden II, Judge Charles H. // Vermont Journal of Environmental Law;Winter2012, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p255
The article presents information on the increase in climatic changes and the need of sustainable energy in future due to global warming. The need of informed decision making and the role of public policy decision makers are discussed. The socio-economic impact of the use of coal energy,...
- Canada's International Response to HIV during Times of Global Transition: A Qualitative Inquiry. Nixon, Stephanie // Current HIV Research;Apr2011, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p194
No abstract available.