Support for this video was provided by NJM Insurance Group and various organizations within Rutgers University, including the New Jersey Climate Change Alliance and New Jersey Climate Change Resource Center.

CLIMATE STORIES

What Are the Implications of Climate Change for Public Health?

Climate change will intensify certain existing medical threats, present new ones, and, in some cases, make access to health care more difficult. And while everybody in New Jersey will be affected, some groups — such as the young, the elderly, and those with chronic health issues – will be at greater risk than others.