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The Health Costs of Climate Change: How Canada can Adapt, Prepare & Save Lives

2021 – Canadian Climate Institute

The second report in the Canadian Climate Institute’s Costs of Climate Change series finds that the impacts of climate change on health could cost Canada’s healthcare system billions of dollars and reduce economic activity by tens of billions of dollars over the coming decades.

Governments can save lives and minimize costs by investing proactively in measures that improve people’s health and security—particularly if they focus on addressing the root causes that put some people at greater risk.

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