Climate change: fires, floods, and infectious diseases

Elsevier, The Lancet Microbe, Volume 2, Issue 9, 2021, Page e415,
The Lancet Microbe

Against a backdrop of devastating wildfires and floods across the world and the hottest July on record, on Aug 9, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published Working Group I's contribution to its Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2021. This document focuses on the physical science basis of climate change and is the starkest yet to be released by IPCC, stating the unequivocal contribution of humans to the warming of the planet.