Browsing Technical documents by Subject "Heat"
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Early human health effects of climate change : report on a WHO Workshop, Rome, Italy 21-23 May 1998 (EUR/ICP/EHRO 02 05 02, 1999)Increases in temperature and changes in precipitation patterns have occurred all over Europe and the world during most of this century. Such climatic changes past, present and future may lead to the occurrence of specific direct and indirect health effects. To address the public health policy issues related to the anticipated climate change in Europe, a working group was convened by the Rome Division of the European Centre for Environment and Health. The group was given the dual tasks of assessing the likelihood that early effects of climate ...