The Health Effects of Climate Change
Climate change is a pressing issue affecting our world today. With sixteen of the top twenty hottest years on record occurring in the last two decades, it is evident that our climate is rapidly changing. This self-paced course, supported by the Harvard Global Health Institute, aims to empower individuals to make a difference in the face of this challenge.
By examining air quality, nutrition, infectious diseases, and human migration, the course highlights how increased greenhouse gases impact public health. Experts from various fields present their recommendations for addressing these challenges, while students interested in the subject can explore research methods used to measure the health effects of climate change. The course not only explains how climate change impacts people worldwide but also emphasizes its direct impact on individuals' lives. Although the risk of climate change increases with rising global temperatures, it is a problem that can be solved, and individuals have the power to mitigate this risk.