The health costs of climate change
How Canada can adapt, prepare,
and save lives
Climate change is not just an environmental and economic threat. It’s also a threat to public health—and policy isn’t keeping up.
The second report in our Costs of Climate Change series finds that the impacts of climate change on health could cost Canada’s healthcare system billions of dollars and reduce economic activity by tens of billions of dollars over the coming decades.
Governments can save lives and minimize costs by investing proactively in measures that improve people’s health and security—particularly if they focus on addressing the root causes that put some people at greater risk.
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