Vulnerability to heatwaves/drought

Benzie, M., Harvey, A., Burningham, K., Hidhson, N., Siddiqui, A. (2011) Vulnerability to heatwaves and drought. Case studies of adaptation to climate change in south-west England. Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York.

This report investigates how adaptation strategies – heat-wave planning and water pricing - are being implemented in practice through considering two case studies from the south west of England.  The report explores how social vulnerability has been incorporated to date and identifies a need for further consideration of social vulnerability in activities carried out at local, regional and national scales. 




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