Who is at risk of #ClimateChange?

Everyone. Everywhere.
#ClimateChange threatens your health.
#ClimateChange increases the risks of extreme weather events that cause damage to our lives and livelihoods bit.ly/2GHKfs3
What can we do about #ClimateChange?
-Clean energy
-Sustainable transport
-Sustainable food systems & healthy diets
#ClimateChange increases the risk of disease, especially for children in developing countries bit.ly/2htBgD3
Every year 12.6 million people die from diseases associated with environmental hazards, such as water, soil or #AirPollution & #ClimateChange
People living in small island developing states and other coastal regions, megacities, & mountainous & polar regions are particularly vulnerable to #ClimateChange
In the last 130 years, the world has warmed by approximately 0.85°C. bit.ly/2htBgD3
#ClimateChange
Extreme high air temperatures contribute directly to deaths from cardiovascular & respiratory disease, particularly among elderly people
#ClimateChange
Most small islands already have high burdens of climate-sensitive diseases. The effects of #ClimateChange will worsen it. It’s time to act!
Globally, the number of reported weather-related natural disasters has more than tripled since the 1960s. Every year, these disasters result in over 60,000 deaths. #ClimateChange
#ClimateChange is a health problem.
Let's take action for a healthier environment! #ClimateAction

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