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There have been a flurry of reports in the last few weeks which try to anticipate how climate change may impact human populations.
1. Two trends (urbanization and global warming) seem to be on a collision course: UN: Growth of slums boosting natural disaster risk
2. A first step towards further regulation, at least in the US: EPA declares fossil fuel emissions a health threat
3. A study from the Institute for Global Health: Doctors’ health warning on climate change
4. And from the World Wildlife Fund: Climate change threatens millions who live off sea
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