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EU looks to divert budget spending towards climate

October 26, 2009
by Marcin Grajewski
Reuters

In Washington, a report said that climate change will mean new health problems for the United States such as infectious diseases caused by changes in rainfall and safety challenges from floods, storms, droughts or wildfires.

But the study, by the Washington-based health advocacy group Trust for America's Health, said only five U.S. states -- California, Maryland, New Hampshire, Virginia and Washington -- have plans for dealing with the health implications of global warming.

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