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Volume 16 Supplement 1

Special Issue on the impact of climate change on health in the UK


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares that they have no competing interests. Dr Sari Kovats, Department of Social and Environmental Research in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and LWEC fellow, organized this project and supplement.

Edited by Kristie L. Ebi.

  1. Content type: Review

    It is widely acknowledged that the climate is warming globally and within the UK. In this paper, studies which assess the direct impact of current increased temperatures and heat-waves on health and those whic...

    Authors: Katherine G. Arbuthnott and Shakoor Hajat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):119

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  2. Content type: Review

    Cold-related mortality and morbidity remains an important public health problem in the UK and elsewhere. Health burdens have often reported to be higher in the UK compared to other countries with colder climat...

    Authors: Shakoor Hajat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):109

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2018 17:7

  3. Content type: Review

    This review, commissioned by the Research Councils UK Living With Environmental Change (LWEC) programme, concerns research on the impacts on health and social care systems in the United Kingdom of extreme weat...

    Authors: Sarah Curtis, Alistair Fair, Jonathan Wistow, Dimitri V. Val and Katie Oven

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):128

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  4. Content type: Review

    This review examined the likely impact of climate change upon food-borne disease in the UK using Campylobacter and Salmonella as example organisms. Campylobacter is an important food-borne disease and an increasi...

    Authors: Iain R. Lake

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):117

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  5. Content type: Review

    The impacts of climate on health and wellbeing occur in time and space and through a range of indirect, complicated mechanisms. This diversity of pathways has major implications for national public health plan...

    Authors: George Paterson Morris, Stefan Reis, Sheila Anne Beck, Lora Elderkin Fleming, William Neil Adger, Timothy Guy Benton and Michael Harold Depledge

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):116

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