8 ways climate change can kill you
Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 12:00 PM
Sweltering summers and melting glaciers aren't the only effects of a warming planet. As global temperatures rise, weather patterns change, food becomes scarce and diseases spread. In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that 150,000 people are killed by climate change-related issues every year, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that global warming poses as much of a threat to the world as war.
What exactly makes climate change so deadly? Check out our list of the eight ways global warming can kill you and find out.