We have heard about it countless times, climate change has a negative effect on our health. But is that true?

We all know, beyond any doubt, that pollution seriously damages our health. We also know that the planet is getting warmer and that, according to most experts, this causes an increase in pollution. Consequently, it seems logical to say that climate change carries greater risks to our health and well-being.

But are we really aware of how it affects us directly? Every day, we hear in the news about all those harmful gases, such as carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NOx) or volatile organic compounds, but not everyone Knows about the dangers they pose to our health.

We have created the following infographic to show which diseases are directly related to pollution, both in the air and in the water.

How climate change affects our health


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By Sergio Tuset

Over 30 years’ experience in management of industrial companies. Specially focused on environmental projects for customers, recognized specialist in conceptual engineering applied in wastewater, liquid &solid wastes, and air pollution. Teamwork, leadership, and expertise in Project Managing. Industrial process consulting