Fevered: Why a Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health -- and how we can save ourselves

Fevered: Why a Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health -- and how we can save ourselves

Linda Marsa


Beyond photographs of emaciated polar bears and drought-cracked lakes, there continues to be a big a part of weather change's influence that the media has ignored: how our health and wellbeing will be afflicted by larger temperatures and severe climate. From spiraling charges of bronchial asthma and asthma and spikes in heatstroke-related deaths to swarms of invasive bugs wearing illnesses like dengue or West Nile and raises in middle and lung sickness and melanoma, the impact of emerging temperatures on human overall healthiness might be far-reaching, and is extra coming near near than we think.

In Fevered, award-winning journalist Linda Marsa blends compelling narrative with state-of-the-art technological know-how to discover the adjustments in Earth's more and more fragile aid approach and supply a blueprint―a "medical new york Project"―detailing what we have to do to guard ourselves from this forthcoming scientific meltdown. within the culture of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Marsa sounds the alarm on a subject matter that has principally been missed by way of governments and coverage makers, and persuasively argues why preparedness for the well-being results of weather switch is the main serious factor affecting our survival within the coming century.

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