While scientists used to think that effects of climate change on health would be evident a long time from now, research shows some effects are visible now.
Until 10 years ago, we were mostly dealing with predictions and scenarios. Now, unfortunately, in the last few years, we are able to see and measure actual effects.
Now we know that these small particles are really dangerous, so we need to adapt to that new knowledge.
Exposed populations have anxiety levels that were twice as high as controls and they were 3-4 times more likely to report multiple unexplained physical symptoms and subjective poor health than were unaffected control groups.