Health Impacts of Climate Change

Climate change and human health: Impact and adaptation issues for New Zealand.
Howden-Chapman P, Chapman R, Hales S, Britton E, Wilson N. 2010. In: Climate change adaptation in New Zealand: Future scenarios and some sectoral perspectives. Nottage, R.A.C, Wratt, D.S, Bornman, J.F, Jones, K. (eds). New Zealand Climate Change Centre, Wellington, pp 112-121.

The climate change challenge for general practice in New Zealand.
Phipps R, Randerson R, Blashki G. NZ Medical Journal 2011, 124(1333): 47-54.

Climate Change Potential Effects on Human Health in New Zealand.
Woodward A, Hales S, De Wet N. Report prepared for the Ministry for the Environment as part of the New Zealand Climate Change Programme, Wellington, 2001.

International Research on Health Impacts of Climate Change

World Health Organisation and World Meterological Association. Atlas of Health and Climate. Geneva, 2012.

Climate Vulnerability Monitor 2nd Edition: A Guide to the Cold Calculus of A Hot Planet. DARA International and the Climate Vulnerable Forum, 2012.

Health Effects of Climate Change in the UK, 2012: current evidence, recommendations and research gaps.
Vardoulakis S, Heaviside C eds. UK Health Protection Agency.

The IPCC Human Health Chapter from Fourth Assessment Report, 2007.
Confalonieri, U., B. Menne, R. Akhtar, K.L. Ebi, M. Hauengue, R.S. Kovats, B. Revich and A. Woodward, 2007: Human health. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden and C.E. Hanson, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Other useful links

World Health Organisation resources on climate change and health - factsheets, FAQs and publications.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report, 2007.

The Climate and Health Council (UK). Factsheets, reports, peer reviewed papers.

The Climate and Health Alliance. A coalition of organisations and individuals from the health sector concerned about the threat of climate change.