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These e-books require an Ebook Central account which can be obtained by members from our eBooks website. College username and password required.

Please note: users can browse non-owned books freely for up to 5 minutes within any 24 hours. To print, copy or read beyond the 5 minute free browse time users will need to request a loan which will be considered by the library in the same manner as loan requests for hard copy books as these loans will attract a charge to the library. Users may suggest Ebook Central titles they feel would be appropriate for purchase, using the request form provided, using the comments box for any supporting information, and these suggestions will be considered on a regular basis by the library.

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Changing Planet, Changing Health : How the Climate Crisis Threatens Our Health and What We Can Do about It.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.
Epstein, Paul R.

Climate change and global health
Wallingford, England ; Boston, Massachusetts : CABI, 2014.
Butler, Colin D.

Climate change and public health
Oxford University Press, 2015.
Levy, Barry.

 

 

 

Free Online

Atlas of health and climate
Produced by the World Health Organization, the Atlas provides sound scientific information on the connections between weather and climate and major health challenges. These range from diseases of poverty to emergencies arising from extreme weather events and disease outbreaks.

Climate Change, the indoor environment, and health
Authored by the Committee on the Effect of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality and Public Health; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Institute of Medicine.

Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events: Understanding the Contributions to Infectious Disease Emergence: Workshop Summary (2008)
On December 4 and 5, 2007, the Forum on Microbial Threats hosted a public workshop in Washington, DC to consider the possible infectious disease impacts of global climate change and extreme weather events on human, animal, and plant health, as well as their expected implications for global and national security.

The Nexus of Biofuels, Climate Change, and Human Health: Workshop Summary (2014)
Produced by the Institute of Medicine, this report examines air, water, land use, food, and social impacts of biomass feedstock as an energy resource, and the state of the science and health policy implications of using different types (and generations) of biofuels as an energy source.

Review of the Draft Interagency Report on the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States (2015)
Produced by the Committee to Review the Draft Interagency Report on the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States, and made available by the National Academies Press.

 

Hard copy

Please contact the Library if you would like to loan this book:
Climate change adaptation for health and social services / Rae Walker, Wendy Mason.
CSIRO Publishing, 2015.
280 p.
Call number: 616.988 WAL


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