Climate change threatens human health, therefore reducing greenhouse gas emissions may help our medical well-being, too. The WHO, environmental epidemiologists and other environmental and health professionals worry about how global warming is going to affect health. Already WHO research suggests that current warming of global average temperatures is responsible for an additional 150,000 deaths per year, largely due to agricultural failures and diarrheal disease in developing countries. Taking public health into account can help in different ways to mitigate climate change.
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