Climate crisis will affect lifelong health of young, warn doctors

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Climate crisis will affect lifelong health of young, warn doctors

Written by Damian Carrington Environment editor

Lancet Countdown tracks impacts of global heating covering disease, wildfires and malnutrition

The climate crisis will determine the lifelong health of today’s children, doctors have warned, noting that global heating was already causing harm.

Children are especially vulnerable and the global team of researchers say rising temperatures mean the bacteria causing deadly diarrhoea will thrive while poorer crop yields could lead to more malnutrition.

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Is this from the same bunch of idiots that did the eat lancet report? There is plenty of healthy food options available at the moment and people still eat poorly.

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