Right Now, Climate Change is Affecting Your Health

Right Now, Climate Change is Affecting Your Health

Extreme temperatures, catastrophic weather events, and deadly droughts are a just few things that can occur when climate change pervades a geographical area. Ecosystems are affected, and human life is exposed to the aftermath.

Gradual effects are associated with climate change. But these changes are closer than you think and are happening now in your state as you read this article. And as a result, coastlines are affected and your body is exposed to health risks.

The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health (MSCCH), reported which parts of the United States are currently affected by specific climate change consequences. The map below shows the results broken down geographically.

The Effects of Climate Change

MSCCH indicated “a recent survey showed that most Americans have not considered how global warming might affect people’s health, and few (32%) can name a specific way in which climate change is harming our health.”

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The report revealed extreme hot days for longer periods than in the past, the spread of diseases from region to region by way of insects, like mosquitoes, due to humid conditions; floods and hurricanes on the rise, destroying most things in their path; and air pollution that heightens allergies, affects breathing, and proliferates wildfires.

Preventative Measures

Unfortunately, climate change isn’t going away anytime soon. Being aware of how it can affect your body and taking preventative measures like the ones listed above can help alleviate health risks.


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  1. Russell S. Donnelly

    This is only the beginning !!! Act now; don’t wait for the real downhill ride to start !!! We must redefine and re-engineer our humankind behavioral and enterprise actions on our planet home !!! We must come to a global realization that we are an integrated part of this planet; not; its conqueror !!! Tempus Fugit !!! There may soon be no tomorrow for most life on this planet ! SADLY – We, humankind, are the only negative environmental impact driver of significance on this globe !!!

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  2. Juliette

    Thank you to all of you in Congress who believe this is “fake news”!!….

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  3. Gwilym Hughes

    Every person over 30 years of age can see with their own eyes how the climate has changed in their own lifetime.
    When I was brought up in the1970s the winters were bitterly cold (we wore heavy coats, scarves, gloves, and in some cases balaclavas), and we invariably had snow, which stopped us going to school on the bus on some days. Now, we rarely get snow (occasionally heavy snowstorms in mid-spring), and usually get a mild, wet winter (plants and hibernating animals appear weeks before their usual dates), in comparison.
    I wish these egomaniacs in power, and greedy businessmen didn’t treat us all like stupid sheep who will believe their lies. It’s time the population voted for those who are willing to dedicate their lives to the pursuit of a clean planet for the future generations to come, and the survival of the natural kingdom for them to enjoy.

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  4. Nina

    FK Climate change LIE!!! It is more like CHEMTRAIL Poisening!!!!

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