Climate Change and Health – Chapter 9 – Poverty

The film clip above is a section from the video you saw on the first page; watch this segment to remind you of the main issues related to this topic.


  1. How might climate change increase poverty globally and in Europe?
  2. Which increases in morbidity and mortality are we likely to see in Europe?
  3. Which populations are the most vulnerable in your country?


  1. Hallegatte S. 2016. Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty. Chapter 1. → Access here
  2. European Commission. 2009. Regions 2020: The CC challenge for European regions. → Access here
  3. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. 2003. Poverty and Climate Change: Reducing the Vulnerability of the Poor through Adaptation. → Access here