The implications of climate change on society’s health have been addressed in a new IPCC study. Although the impact would be uniform, developing countries like India will confront substantial challenges. Climate change has already been proved to have a negative impact on people’s lives in studies.
Health and Climate Change:
- Water shortages will result as temperatures People will be compelled to drink contaminated water, which could lead to a range of ailments.
- Many infections are spread by pollution during the rainy As rainfall intensifies as a result of climate change, so will the number of vectors that spread disease.
Increased Disease Load and Rising Temperatures:
- Consumption of contaminated water causes waterborne diseases such as cholera, hepatitis, and Due of a scarcity, people consume them.
- Mosquitoes spread diseases such as malaria, dengue fever, fiiariasis, and chikungunya. They are on the rise due to an increase of mosquitoes as a result of the continued moist weather brought on by climate
- The combination of carbon sequestration and other toxic gases, as well as dust and pollen, can cause respiratory illnesses including asthma and bronchitis.
- As people are subjected to a hostile atmosphere, chronic diseases such as cardiovascular difficulties, malignancies, kidney problems, blood pressure, and so on increase.
As a result, there is a direct link between illness burden and climate change. Aside from the socioeconomic costs, the globe will have to deal with the advent of health problems.