- GS-2: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests
- GS-3: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation
Context: A recent report by Lancet, has traced in detail the intimate link between changing weather events and their impact on the health of people.
- The 2022 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: Health at the Mercy of Fossil Fuels points out that the world’s reliance on fossil fuels increases the risk of disease, food insecurity and other illnesses related to heat.
Main Practice Question: What consequences does climate change have on global health? What measures would you suggest to deal with those consequences?
Note: Write answer his question in the comment section.