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Warmer world is unhealthier place for children, doctors say

"Children are growing up in a warmer world where they'll face more and different health problems than their parents experienced, an international report by doctors says.


With increasing diarrhea diseases, more dangerous heat waves, air pollution and increases in mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue fever and malaria, man-made global warming is already harming public health around the world, the annual climate change and health report from the medical journal The Lancet said Wednesday.


But the report and its authors said they worry the future health of young people will get even grimmer if emissions of heat-trapping gases aren't curbed."


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