"Urban Health" Session at Resilient Cities 2017. From left to right: Paul Wilkinson,  London School of Hygiene and
Tropical Medicine; Jonathan Taylor, University College of London;  Md Moinul Islam, Gazipur City; Steve Lindsay, Durham University

Climate change is impacting urban health. Here is why and how we should measure it

The 2015-2016 Zika outbreak in South America showed how increasing temperatures and growing populations expose urban areas to considerable health risks. In turn, increasing concentrations of population and changes in eating habits in the developing world have direct, measurable impacts on the state of the climate. Such impacts are currently being explored by an innovative project 

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