Editorial: Extreme Weather Resulting from Global Warming is an Emerging Threat to Farmworker Health and Safety

Kent E. Pinkerton, Emily Felt, Heather E. Riden

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Abstract

A warming climate has been linked to an increase in the frequency and severity of extreme weather events, including heat and cold waves, extreme precipitation, and wildfires. This increase in extreme weather results in increased risks to the health and safety of farmworkers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)189-190
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Agricultural Safety and Health
Volume25
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 17 2019

Keywords

  • Extreme weather
  • Climate change
  • Farmworkers
  • Global warming
  • Health and safety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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