Health and global change in an interconnected world

Concerns and responsibilities for Switzerland

Health and global change in an interconnected world Swiss Academies of Sciences (SCNAT) Current anthropogenic pressures on the biosphere are historically unprecedented. These complex and far-reaching changes are disrupting many of the Earth’s systems, cycles and feedback mechanisms, leading to adverse impacts and threatening the foundations of human health and well-being. This factsheet of the Swiss Academies highlights the principal drivers of global change, placing particular emphasis on associated health impacts.

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