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ECR: Housing

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A changing climate is projected to bring a gradual increase in mean summer temperature in the UK. In addition, the frequency and intensity of heat waves could increase in future...

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Heatwaves

The "heat wave" phenomenon is increasing all over Europe, affecting all sectors and increasing population mortality in summer, especially of elderly people living in urban areas. Both...

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Vulnerability of the elderly to climate change in Northern Europe

This case study aims to explore alternative approaches for describing and mapping vulnerability of the elderly to future changes in extreme weather events across the Nordic region.

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