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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