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Eleven documents in the library in the category Health

Health: Health is both directly an indirectly linked to energy use and therefore to climate issues. Coal today is the principal source of energy production and is highly damaging to health. Hospitals are directly linked to a population's health, and are large consumers of energy. All of the underlying activities that support hospitals - R&D, production of drugs and medical machinery, training of personnel, etc. - are also large consumers of energy.
also in categories effects, energy, international references, nuclear, radiation moreless
UNSCEAR's assessment of levels and effects of radiation exposure due to the nuclear accident after the 2011 great east-Japan earthquake and subsequent tsunami. The Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant suffered major damage from the failure of equipment after the magnitude 9.0 event. moreless
also in categories causes, coal, fossil fuel, waste moreless
A 500 megawatt coal plant produces 3.5 billion kilowatt-hours per year, enough to power a city of about 140,000 people. It burns 1,430,000 tons of coal, uses 2.2 billion gallons of water and 146,000 tons of limestone. It also puts out, each year, a frightening list of noxious and toxic compounds. moreless
also in categories economics, effects, energy, french, nuclear moreless
Implications, economic and climatic, of exiting from nuclear. moreless
also in categories causes, economics, effects, energy, international references, mitigation, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, wind moreless
Massive climate documentation library. A “must” reference for diverse quality information. Few areas can benefit as much from Open Access as climate change research: the combination of public, scientific, and governmental interest with the mounting misinformation, unsubstantiated opinions, and unsourced data make public access to original, well-reported, and peer-reviewed climate change research of utmost importance. An international reference. moreless
also in categories community, effects, energy, forests, government, mitigation, sea, technology moreless
Data resources related to climate change that can help prepare America’s communities, businesses, and citizens. There is data and resources related to coastal flooding, food resilience, water, ecosystem vulnerability, human health, energy infrastructure, transportation and the Arctic region. Over time, additional data and tools relevant to other climate-related impacts will be added. moreless
also in categories agriculture, causes, community, economics, education and training, effects, energy, forests, government, industry, mitigation, models, recycling solutions, technology, transportation, videos moreless
Frameworks and tools to understand and address climate issues that impact people and their communities. Build resilience to climate impacts, see what others are doing, explore local situations. moreless
also in categories economics, energy, government, mitigation, nuclear, promising technology, radiation, recycling solutions, solar, technology, waste, wind moreless
In recent years some prominent advocates for the environment have become advocates for nuclear power. Film directors, parliamentarians, journalists and environmental campaigners: people who once were opposed to nuclear power have changed their minds. moreless
also in categories agriculture, causes, economics, energy, forests, government, habitation, international references, models, sea moreless
This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. It represents the first of two volumes of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, mandated by the Global Change Research Act of 1990. moreless
also in categories education and training, effects, energy, government, international references, nuclear, plans and scenarios, radiation, success and failures moreless
Analysis and critique of previous disaster responses, and lessons for the future. moreless
also in categories coal, economics, effects, energy, government, industry, mitigation moreless
British government’s plans to complete coal phase-out by 2025. moreless
also in categories agriculture, effects moreless
Atmospheric CO2 is on pace to surpass 550 ppm in the next 30–80 years. Many food crops grown under 550 ppm have protein, iron and zinc contents that are reduced by 3–17% compared with current conditions. The paper concludes that populations with marginal protein and vitamin access will suffer malnutrition. moreless

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