97% of climate scientists believe that humans activities, such as the burning of


97% of climate scientists believe that humans activities, such as the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation, are the leading causes of climate change. Do your own research on climate change. One of the consequences of a warming planet is a possible increase in diseases. Read the articles: “Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic.pdf Download Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic.pdf Download Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic.pdf” and “As Earth Warms, the Diseases That May Lie within Permafrost Become a Bigger Worry (Links to an external site.)”
Write an essay on the relationship between climate change and disease. The essay should answer the following questions:
Describe how human activities have caused climate change. (based on your own research)
Describe how tropical diseases will increase in more northern locations. Include an explanation of the different types disease that have already increased and other that may increase in the future. (based on article above)
Describe how the melting permafrost may increase the occurrence of unusual diseases. Include an explanation of the different types of disease that have already increases and others that may increase in the future. (based on article above)
What policies could be implemented to reduce the effects of climate change? (based on your own research)
Instructions:
The assignment must fully answer all questions using data to support your ideas.
Cite your sources within the body of your paper.
The paper should be a minimum of two full pages long not counting your reference page.
Include references in APA format.
This assignment will be checked for plagiarism by TurnItIn. It must have less than a 20% match in order to be graded.
Submit assignment through Canvas as a word document.
Scoring Rubric (100 Points):
Research paper answering all required questions with data. (75 points)
Citations within body of paper using APA format. (10 points)
Reference page using APA format (15 points)


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