Climate Change: A health catastrophe in Making

Global climate change would affect human health through pathways of varying complexity, scale and directness and with different timing. Similarly, impacts would vary geographically as a function both of environment, topography and vulnerability of the local population.


NeeshadNeeshad VS is a youth environmental activist and outspoken climate change advocate, who campaigns extensively on social media platforms to raise the awareness about climate change, water and wildlife conservation and sustainable development. He currently holds community manager position at CliMates and co-coordinator at AYCM Qatar (Arab Youth Climate Movement), Online Digital Advocate at World Humanitarian Summit and Executive Member with African Youth Advocacy Platform (AYAP). He is also an active member with numerous social initiatives like QGBC (Qatar Green Building Council, Qatar), Reach Out to Asia (ROTA) Qatar, Estedama Qatar, WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education, Qatar), Eco Mena, Greenpeace India and 350 India.

The effects of climate change are being felt today and future projections present an unacceptably high and potentially catastrophic risk to human health. The overall health effects of a changing climate are overwhelmingly seen across the globe. Climate change affects social and environmental determinants of health:…

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