Changing Planet, Changing Health: How the Climate Crisis Threatens Our Health and What We Can Do about It

Paul R. Epstein (Author) Dan Ferber (Author)
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Product Details

University of California Press
Publish Date
April 04, 2011
6.48 X 8.99 X 1.1 inches | 1.4 pounds

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About the Author

Paul R. Epstein, MD, MPH, (1943-2011) was Associate Director of the Center for Health and Global Environment at Harvard Medical School and a medical doctor trained in tropical health. He contributed to the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. Dan Ferber is a contributing correspondent for Science magazine. His feature articles have appeared in many publications, including Popular Science, Audubon, and Nature Conservancy.


"Absorbing and informative."--Rich Heffern"National Catholic Reporter" (07/21/2011)
"If ever there was a book that ought to be on everybody's reading bucket list this is it."--Booklist (03/01/2011)
"A harrowing look at the road ahead that should urge immediate, proactive change."--Kirkus Reviews (04/01/2011)
"Makes it clear that the health threats from climate change are here, and need immediate coordinated effort to keep in check."--E! The Environmental Magazine (03/10/2011)
"An eye-opener "--Publishers Weekly (04/25/2011)
"Because human health is 'the bottom line' at which the many adverse consequences of climate change will converge, Changing Planet, Changing Health is an excellent corrective for climate-change myopia."--Nature (04/21/2011)
"This eye-opening book reveals how climate change alters patterns of disease and contributes to many of the world's most serious human health threats."--Taste For Life Magazine (10/01/2011)