cechr-logoDisadvantaged groups need to be helped to cope with the cost pressures caused by climate change, according to a new report compiled by the University of Dundee for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

The report, ‘Community Resilience to Climate Change’ warns that shocks such as extreme weather events and stresses like changes in the cost of living will interact to generate hardships for local communities.  Researchers from the University’s Centre for Environmental Change and Human Resilience (CECHR) warn that climate change will disproportionately impact upon already disadvantaged people.

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