The impact of climate on the environnement, agriculture, food and security abd health are numerous. Environnemtal degradation, exacerbated by climate change, leads to food insecurity and low rural incomes. Climate change affects all four dimensions of food security: availability, accessibility, utilization and food systems stability. Climate change can affect health in several ways; while some of those ways are direct effect of hazards such as heat waves, storms and floods, others have a more complex pathway that results in the increase of infectious diseases transmission, disrupting the ecosystem, causing migration and displacement as well as conflict over depleted ressources such as fertile land, water and fisheries. Since 1970s and ultil 2004, over 140 000 excess annual deaths have been caused by global warming, with an estimated US$ 2-4 billion/year as direct damage costs to health by 2030...Read More

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