COP28: How climate change is making the world sick

By Gloria Dickie
Updated December 3 2023 - 6:10pm, first published 6:07pm
"Extreme weather events are becoming extreme health events," Malaria No More CEO Martin Edlund says. (AP PHOTO)
"Extreme weather events are becoming extreme health events," Malaria No More CEO Martin Edlund says. (AP PHOTO)

Heat stress, lung damage from wildfire smoke and the spread of disease-carrying mosquitoes into new regions as temperatures rise are among the ways that public health has been impacted and compounded by climate change.