Report: Health of over 12 million people Brits threatened by climate change

Michael Holder
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Devastating flood events have become an almost annual occurrence in parts of the UK
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Devastating flood events have become an almost annual occurrence in parts of the UK

Blistering heatwaves and devastating flood events are set to take an ever greater toll on the UK's mental and physical health, according to the Climate Coalition

The physical and mental health of more than 12 million people in the UK is under threat from the growing impacts of climate change, including blistering heatwaves and devastating flooding, a major new...

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