Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente Observatorio de salud y cambio climático


Noticias y Novedades

Título:

Preparing Communities for the Impacts of Climate Change

Fecha:

24/04/2015

Palabras clave:

Communities, Impacts, Climate Change

The Earth’s climate is rapidly changing. Temperatures are rising and precipitation patterns are changing. We’re seeing more storms, floods, and droughts, and the frequency of intense weather events is increasing. Sea levels are rising more rapidly and storm surges are becoming more severe. These changes are concerning because they can affect our health, rivers, beaches, and access to food, water, and energy. All of these risks can also lead to significant economic damages if communities are not adequately prepared. For instance, hurricane Sandy caused approximately $65 billion in damages to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. More frequent droughts are also a cause of more wildfires that are destroying homes in many parts of the country and increasing the costs of fire suppression to federal, state and local governments.

Fuente:

http://blog.epa.gov/


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