Restricted access. Climate change will do more than close roads.

A sign warning of ticks which carry the Lyme disease bacteria.

With recent school strikes for climate change and Extinction rebellion splitting public opinion perhaps the effects of climate change should be examined to see the current and future disruption that will be permanent and increasing. Lyme disease is just one example of the current changes that are occurring due to the warming of the planet and has been called the first epidemic of climate change .

Imagine a world where you can’t take a walk in the countryside or local park without a risk of being infected by a debilitating life long condition. The disruption and inconvenience of strikes and demonstrations will be nothing compared with the future and current effects of climate change.

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