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Harnessing the power of machine learning to link climate change and health


For the first time, machine learning algorithms have been deployed to scan evidence on climate change and health across the world. Funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, researchers from the University of Leeds, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change used machine learning...

“Enormous scale” of climate challenge and healthcare


Professor Lea Berrang Ford, Priestley Chair in Climate and Health, has called for “an entire transformation of the healthcare system” to cope with the combined impacts of climate change, an ageing population and social care needs. Speaking on Paul Hudson’s Weather Show on BBC Radio Leeds, Prof Berrang Ford pointed out the threats from climate...