- This e-book covers many different aspects of health including, vector-borne diseases, nutrient deficiency, and mental health.
- Students may be surprised to find out how many health problems are connected to climate change.
- The first link on page 3 and the second link on page 21 do not work.
- You must sign up or log in to access this e-book.
- Students can read about their topic and explore the links embedded in the e-book. Then students can share what they have learned with the entire class.
- Teachers can assign groups of students to cover one or more of the following topics:
1. Children - general (pp. 4-5)
2. Children - natural disasters and mental health (pp. 5, 11-12)
3. Children - malnutrition (p. 6)
4. Children and adults - elevated risk of disease (pp. 6-8)
5. Environmental pollution and neurological problems (pp. 9-10)
6. Food and water security (p. 13)
7. Shifting bread baskets (pp. 13-14)
8. Fresh water and the climate crisis (p. 15)
9. Lower crop yields, rising prices, and unrest (pp. 16-17)
10. Nutrient deficiency (p. 18)
11. The health care cost of climate change (pp. 19-20)
12. Mental health (p. 21)
- Other resources on this topic include this video that shows how fossil fuel pollution affects people's health and this video on the high rate of climate change-related health risks for poor people.