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Dorset Council

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… Climate change poses numerous risks to health and wellbeing. The World Health Organisation estimates an increase of 250,000 excess deaths per year between 2030 and 2050, due to the impacts of cli- mate change. These impacts include heat-related mortality, increases in diseases, such as dengue fever and malaria, increased respiratory illness, and mortality due to extreme weather events. Indirect…

… of wellbeing. There is increasing evidence that extreme weather events, which are more frequent, intense, and complex under a changing climate, can trigger mental health disorders. These disor- ders include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depressive disorder (MDD), anxiety, depression, survivor guilt, substance abuse, and suicidal thoughts. Incremental climate changes…


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