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How to Make Climate Change Doubters Pay a Political Price

| Dec. 19, 2018

More than any past report, the U.S. government's National Climate Assessment in November made clear the devastating effects of climate change on global public health. As it and other analyses have described, these aftershocks will be generational and wide-reaching but particularly crushing for vulnerable health systems in developing countries. In response, multinational organizations and elected officials must reprioritize how they delegate scarce health resources to ensure that recent progress in combating both communicable and noncommunicable diseases is not reversed. And even the status quo is too little; current efforts are insufficient and poorly funded....

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For Academic Citation: Gupta, Vin and Juliette Kayyem.“How to Make Climate Change Doubters Pay a Political Price.” Foreign Policy, December 19, 2018.

The Authors

Juliette Kayyem