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Project Coordinator: Carlos F. Corvalán. Editor: Anthony J. McMichael.

Based on the book "Climate Change and Human Health – Risks and Responses" (A.J. McMichael, et al, Eds. WHO, Geneva 2003). With contributions from: M. Ahern, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; C. L. Bartlett, Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, University College London, UK; D. H. Campbell-Lendrum, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom; U. Confalonieri, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; C. F. Corvalán, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; K. L. Ebi, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, European Centre for Environment and Health, Rome, Italy; S. J. Edwards, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; J. Furlow, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington DC, USA; A. Githeko, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya; H. N.B. Gopalan, United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya; A. Grambsch, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington DC, USA; S. Hales, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand; S. Hussein, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; R. S. Kovats, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; K Kuhn, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; P. Llansó, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; R. Lucas, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia; J. P. McCarty, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Nebraska, USA; A. J. McMichael, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia; L. O. Mearns, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA; B. Menne, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, European Centre for Environment and Health, Rome, Italy; A. R. Moreno, The United States-Mexico Foundation for Science, Col. Del Valle, Mexico; B.S. Nyenzi, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; J. A. Patz, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; A-L Ponsonby, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia; A. Prüss – Ustün, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; J. D. Scheraga, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington DC, USA; N. de Wet, The International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, New Zealand; P. Wilkinson, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; A. Woodward, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand.

Design and layout (print version): James Elrington. Design and layout (online version): Julia Schmitz. Graphics: Sue Hobbs.

Front cover illustration: Paintings from the UNFCCC global multicultural multimedia communications project 2002 (conception and art direction by Helmut Langer, Germany). Paintings by Enesia Nyazorwe, Zimbabwe and Agnes Mwidadi Mpata, Tanzania. Graph of global average temperature rise 1900-2000 and projected for 2000-2100 from an emission scenario which stabilizes CO2 concentrations at 750ppm (Hadley Centre, UK). Temperature increase shown is approximately 3º C between 1900-2100. Graph courtesy of the UK Met Office, originally published in "Climate change and its impacts; stabilization of CO2 in the atmosphere", 1999.

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