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Climate change and the lungs - Fact Sheet for Adults & Children

Climate change and the lungs Child Climate change and the lungs Adult“Are you ready for climate change? Remember that hotter temperatures will mean that allergy seasons start earlier and last longer. Some very hot days will produce unpleasant peaks in pollution, especially for anyone with a lung problem. This factsheet aims to help you prepare for climate change and suggests simple actions to help moderate its worst effects.”

Find below fact sheets for both adults and children.

Last updated on 27 June 2011

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