American Exodus by Giles Slade

By Giles Slade

As temperatures upward thrust, declines in agricultural construction and freshwater provide will scale back US wearing capability by way of 2/3, and emerging sea degrees will impression the country's such a lot densely populated areas. a daunting survey of what's to return, American Exodus argues that mankind can live on the arrival century of weather chaos if we act fast to maintain our protect of final lodge.

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Leading causes of death among people 0–24 years old in high-income European countries Ranking < 1 year 1–4 years 5–9 years 10–14 years 15–19 years 20–24 years 0–24 years 1 Perinatal conditions (9 704) Congenital anomalies (644) Road traffic injuries (394) Road traffic injuries (735) Road traffic injuries (4 379) Road traffic injuries (7 364) Road traffic injuries (13 247) 2 Congenital anomalies (5 384) Road traffic injuries (298) Congenital anomalies (232) Leukaemia (241) Self-inflicted injuries (1 193) Leukaemia (2 607) Perinatal conditions (9 755) 3 Endocrine disorders (299) Endocrine disorders (268) Leukaemia (212) Congenital anomalies (205) Leukaemia (350) Alcohol use disorders (677) Congenital anomalies (6 985) 4 Lower respiratory infections (248) Drownings (220) Endocrine disorders (121) Endocrine disorders (132) Congenital anomalies (280) Self-inflicted injuries (610) Leukaemia (3 617) 5 Meningitis (201) Meningitis (211) Drownings (71) Self-inflicted injuries (120) Endocrine disorders (200) Fires (441) Self-inflicted injuries (1 923) 6 Inflammatory heart diseases (103) Leukaemia (189) Violence (59) Drownings (64) Drug use disorders (195) Drug use disorders (433) Endocrine disorders (1 139) 7 Diarrhoeal diseases (84) Lower respiratory infections (120) Fires (54) Epilepsy (62) Violence (185) Inflammatory heart diseases (362) Lower respiratory infections (828) 8 Road traffic injuries (77) Fires (90) Epilepsy (50) Cerebrovascular disease (60) Poisonings (181) Lower respiratory infections (249) Alcohol use disorders (695) 9 Violence (73) Falls (71) Alzheimer and other dementias (44) Lower respiratory infections (57) Falls (156) Congenital anomalies (238) Inflammatory heart diseases (695) 10 Cerebrovascular disease (64) Violence (71) Meningitis (43) Falls (53) Lymphomas, multiple myeloma (125) Poisonings (231) Fires (659) Source: WHO (2002).

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