IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007
Climate Change 2007: Working Group II: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

8.6.1 Approaches at different scales

Pro-active adaptation strategies, policies and measures need to be implemented by regional and national governments, including Ministries of Health, by international organisations such as the World Health Organization, and by individuals. Because the range of possible health impacts of climate change is broad and the local situations diverse, the examples that follow are illustrative and not comprehensive.