Social inequalities could be strengthened by ongoing forces of climate change - News Summed Up

Social inequalities could be strengthened by ongoing forces of climate change


The effects of climate change will be felt the most by the people with the least resources to cope. The consequences of climate change could ultimately force two elderly pensioners out of their beachside home and into the unknown. Another report, from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, highlighted a "vicious cycle" involving climate change and inequality. For the disabled and ageing sectors of society, climate change was a real consideration, New Plymouth-based advocate Lance Girling-Butcher said. SIMON O'CONNOR/STUFF Disability and positive ageing advocate Lance Girling-Butcher says climate change is certainly a factor for both these vulnerable groups.


Source: Stuff March 31, 2020 21:22 UTC



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