Environmental health

John Quelch, Emily C. Boudreau

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Abstract

In November 2015, world leaders from over 190 countries gathered in Paris at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (“COP21”) to discuss challenges posed by climate change, as well as potential solutions. Between 1900 and the mid-2000s, the Earth warmed by 0.7 °C. Though climate projection models varied, temperature increases were expected to continue. Furthermore, scientific evidence had mounted throughout the 2000s that these changes in the Earth’s environment were largely due to human activities. In its 2014 synthesis report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an international body, provided its view on climate change effects:

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Public Health
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages117-146
Number of pages30
Edition9783319437224
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Public Health
Number9783319437224
ISSN (Print)2192-3698
ISSN (Electronic)2192-3701

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Environmental Health
Climate Change
Paris
Climate
Human Activities
Temperature

Keywords

  • Climate change
  • Corporate sustainability
  • Environment
  • Environmental policy
  • Green design
  • Green standards

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy
  • Health Informatics
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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Quelch, J., & Boudreau, E. C. (2016). Environmental health. In SpringerBriefs in Public Health (9783319437224 ed., pp. 117-146). (SpringerBriefs in Public Health; No. 9783319437224). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43723-1_5

Environmental health. / Quelch, John; Boudreau, Emily C.

SpringerBriefs in Public Health. 9783319437224. ed. Springer International Publishing, 2016. p. 117-146 (SpringerBriefs in Public Health; No. 9783319437224).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Quelch, J & Boudreau, EC 2016, Environmental health. in SpringerBriefs in Public Health. 9783319437224 edn, SpringerBriefs in Public Health, no. 9783319437224, Springer International Publishing, pp. 117-146. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43723-1_5
Quelch J, Boudreau EC. Environmental health. In SpringerBriefs in Public Health. 9783319437224 ed. Springer International Publishing. 2016. p. 117-146. (SpringerBriefs in Public Health; 9783319437224). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43723-1_5
Quelch, John ; Boudreau, Emily C. / Environmental health. SpringerBriefs in Public Health. 9783319437224. ed. Springer International Publishing, 2016. pp. 117-146 (SpringerBriefs in Public Health; 9783319437224).
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