India Gate under a blanket of smog | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint
16 November, 2019, 00:25
Children are growing up in a warmer world that will hit them with more and different health problems than their parents experienced, doctors warn in a new report.
As greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, we are seeing the health effects of a warming planet in real-time. These measures include building a global health and climate monitoring system, tracking high climate risk areas in cities, anticipating the spread of disease vectors, and providing plans to cool people off during periods of extreme heat.
Climate change is damaging the health of children across the globe-even those that haven't been born yet. The project is a collaboration among 120 experts from 35 institutions. The Lancet Countdown is an global, multidisciplinary collaboration, dedicated to monitoring the evolving health profile of climate change and providing an independent assessment of the delivery of commitments made by governments worldwide under the Paris Agreement. This is an increase of 63 million since 2017. They found that three-quarters of countries in the world saw an increase in the populations exposed to wildfires over the past three years compared to the 15 years prior.
The file also capabilities out that via childhood and into maturity, kids are poised to suffer the most wound as their lungs are aloof rising, making them inclined to worsening bronchial asthma, and an rising threat of heart assaults and stroke. And as they move into adulthood, extreme weather events, such as heatwaves and wildfires, will intensify. In 152 out of 196 countries, an rising need of oldsters were uncovered to wildfires since 2001-2004 with a financial toll per particular person 48 times increased than flooding.
This year's report also sees health professionals accepting their own responsibility for global warming. Also, she said, smoke will eventually penetrate a home exposed to it for days on end. Coal contributed to over 440,000 premature deaths from PM 2.5 (particulates measuring up to 2.5 micrograms) in 2016, and possibly more than one million deaths when all pollutants from coal combustion are considered.
Children will be most seriously affected.
"Children are the most vulnerable".
The report notes that harvests will shrink as temperatures rise, threatening food security and driving up food prices. Within the final 30 years, the worldwide yield potential of staple crops equivalent to maize, winter wheat and rice, have all declined, placing infants and young children at heightened danger of malnutrition.
Increasing temperatures and extreme rainfall could also lead to disease, spread by floodwater and mosquitoes.
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Children will be among the worst sufferers from a he rise in infectious diseases, the study said, pointing out that cholera is rising 3 per cent a year in India since the early 1980s with climatic suitability for Vibrio bacteria, which cause the disease.
"Speaking about climate change as parts per million of Carbon dioxide is impossible to grasp for most people".
Wednesday's report does provide a glimmer of hope.
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The lifelong health damage is set out in the Lancet's latest Climate change and health report.
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Despite the scale of the challenge, the report offers some reason for cautious optimism - growth in renewables accounted for 45 per cent of total growth in power generation in 2018, 27 per cent from wind and solar power.
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"In a world that matches this ambition, a child born today would see the phaseout of all coal in the United Kingdom and Canada by their sixth and 11th birthday; they would see France ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by their 21st birthday; and they would be 31 years old by the time the world reaches net-zero in 2050, with the UK's recent commitment to reach this goal one of many to come", the authors wrote.
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