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text Climate change and the health of nations : famines, fevers, and the fate of populations

Summary
When we think "climate change," we think of man-made global warming, caused by greenhouse gas emissions. But natural climate change has occurred throughout human history, and populations have had to adapt to its vicissitudes. Tony McMichael, a ren... Read more
Contents
Introduction -- A restless climate -- Climatic choreography of health and disease -- From Cambrian explosion to first farmers : how climate made us human -- Spread of farming, new diseases, and rising civilizations : mid-holocene optimum -- Eurasi... Read more
Description
xx, 370 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Publisher
Oxford University Press 2017

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