Last Edited: 8/15/2011
Copied from the California Environmental Health Tracking Program "Heat and How it Affects our Health" page:
Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in California: Community Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Strategies
Climate change is a major cross-cutting public health issue that will significantly increase disease burden in California....
Community Vulnerabilities and Resiliencies to Heat Waves
-- California has suffered a number of heat waves (HW) which have resulted in considerable morbidity and mortality....