Episode 97: Climate Change and Human Health - Pollution and Respiratory Diseases

This week, Jonathan’s guest is Jonathan Samet, Dean of the Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, Colorado, USA, and a Professor of Epidemiology, Environmental, and Occupational Health. In this episode, Samet discusses the impact of climate change on healthcare, particularly with regard to the links between pollutants and respiratory conditions. Samet considers how incidences of cancers and respiratory diseases will increase as a consequence of climate change, and how this could impact the practice of clinicians.