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As the climate changes, risks to human health will accelerate, White House warns

Submitted by on April 6, 2016 – 9:03 am

As the climate changes, risks to human health will accelerate, White House warns

Smoke billows from stacks of a coal-fired power plant in China’s Shanxi province. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

“This isn’t just about glaciers and polar bears. It’s about the health of our family and our kids,” Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, said Monday. “To protect ourselves and future generations, we need to understand the health impacts of climate change that are already happening, and those that we expect to see down the road.”

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