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HENVINET. Evaluation questionnaire – climate change and respiratory diseases.

Forsberg, B.; Bråbäck, L. Ed. by Yang, A.; Bartonova, A.


Serie: NILU TR 12/2010

Utgiver: NILU

År: 2010

ISBN: 978-82-425-2309-9

File: TR 12/2010 (pdf, 2.04 MB)

Sammendrag: The HENVINET consortium has developed a questionnaire to identify knowledge gaps in the state of the art in scientific knowledge. Literature reviews covered all elements that compose the causal chain of the different environmental health issues from emissions to exposures, to effects and to health impacts. Ultimately, the aim is to discuss the implications of these for policy and research. In this evaluation we focus on various aspects of the cause¿effect relationship between climate change and asthma/allergy and other respiratory diseases. The questionnaire consists of two separate parts. In Part A, you will be asked to comments on the completeness and structure of a diagram illustrating our current understanding of the cause¿effect relationship. In Part B, you will be asked to express your level of confidence in the claims that specific effects are expected to occur, at least in some regions, as a result of climate change.