Environmental Degradation Means More Pandemics and Less Food

Climate change leads to the spreading of disease resulting in pandemics, spreading of pests, and the lessening of food production.

This will have a sobering effect on our future. Future generations may judge us very harshly.

References

1-'We should start thinking about the next one': Coronavirus is just the first of many pandemics to come, environmentalists warn  “I’m absolutely sure that there are going to be more diseases like this in future if we continue with our practices of destroying the natural world," says marine ecologist Dr Enric Sala

2-Coronavirus doubters follow climate denial playbook  Whether denying coronavirus or climate change, many deploy the same unfounded strategies and messages.

3-How Climate Change Is Contributing to Skyrocketing Rates of Infectious Disease  A catastrophic loss in biodiversity, reckless destruction of wildland and warming temperatures have allowed disease to explode. Ignoring the connection between climate change and pandemics would be “dangerous delusion,” one scientist said.

4-The permafrost pandemic: could the melting Arctic release a deadly disease?

5-Climate change can affect diseases transmitted by insects, vectors: UN report - Humans are changing zoonotic disease systems and increasing their impact through habitat encroachment, human population pressure, the report said 

6-Climate change and health

7-Climate Change during the Pandemic

8-Sustainable Food Systems in the Era of Climate Change and Pandemics - Webinar

9-Flesh-eating bacteria killed an elderly man two days after he vacationed in Florida. Experts say this will become more common as ocean water warms.

10-Pandemics, climate change, and the eye

11-Sahel, West Africa Facing Worst Food Crisis in Decade

12-Study: Climate change is creating disease hotspots “The coming decades will not only be hotter, but sicker.”

13-Climate Change: Famines and the Food Crisis

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