This briefing considers some of the anticipated impacts of climate change on health in Scotland, and associated policy. Climate change is considered to be a “threat multiplier,” amplifying pre-existing health problems and inequities.
Included in this briefing are a description of projected impacts on health in Scotland of 1) changes to Scotland’s climate, 2) the transition to a low carbon economy, and 3) the global effects of climate change.
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Published: 10 April 2012