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Global Warming: How Does Global Warming Affect Our Health?

We know that global warming affects the weather and the earth's natural resources, but how does global warming affect the health of people and animals around the world? Find out here.

Global Warming Leads to 150,000 Deaths Every Year
Along with posing serious future threats to human health, global warming currently contributes to more than 150,000 deaths and 5 million illnesses every year, according to the World Health Organization and the University of Wisconsin at Madison. And those numbers could double by 2030.

Global Warming Leads to 150,000 Deaths Every Year
What are the health effects of global warming? Research data shows that global warming may affect human health in a surprising number of ways: speeding the spread of infectious diseases such as malaria and dengue fever; creating conditions that lead to potentially fatal malnutrition and diarrhea; and increasing the likelihood of heat waves and floods.

Global Warming May Kill Billions This Century
Writing in The Independent newspaper, James Lovelock warns that the world has already passed the point of no return with global warming, and that climate change will kill billions of people in this century as the Earth reaches a “coma'' state from which it may not recover for 100,000 years.

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