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Actions on Climate Change Bring Better Health

Description:
Co-products of reducing the amount of CO2 include limiting the increase in the number of hot days, increasing health and providing better quality of living.

Related Topics:
1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.
2. Physical processes on Earth are the result of energy flow through the Earth system.
5. Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.
6. The amount of energy used by human society depends on many factors.
7. The quality of life of individuals and societies is affected by energy choices.

Associated Grade Levels:
7-89-1011-12Public

Related Sub-Topics

7.6 Some populations are more vulnerable to impacts of energy choices than others.

5.1 Decisions concerning the use of energy resources are made at many levels.

2.2 Sunlight, gravitational potential, decay of radioactive isotopes, and rotation of the Earth

5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.

7.3 Environmental quality is impacted by energy choices.

5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.

1.2 The energy of a system or object that results in its temperature is called thermal energy.

5.5 Energy decisions are influenced by political factors.

2.3 Earth’s weather and climate are mostly driven by energy from the Sun.

6.4 Earth has limited energy resources.

2.7 The effects of changes in Earth’s energy system are often not immediately apparent.

5.3 Energy decisions can be made using a systems-based approach.

2.1 Earth constantly changes as energy flows through the system.

2.4 Water plays a major role in the storage and transfer of energy in the Earth system.

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.

7.5 Access to energy resources affects quality of life.