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Climate change and poverty: A new agenda for developed nations

Tony Fitzpatrick


Climate change is the main challenge facing developed countries in the 21st century. To what extent does this agenda converge with issues of poverty and social exclusion? Climate change and poverty offers a timely new perspective on the ‘ecosocial’ understanding of the causes and symptoms of, and solutions to, poverty and applies this to recent developments across a number of areas, including fuel poverty, food poverty, housing, transport and air pollution. Unlike any other publication, the book therefore establishes a new agenda for both environmental and social policies which has cross-natio ... More

Keywords: climate change, social policy, poverty, welfare state

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781447300878
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447300878.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tony Fitzpatrick, author
University of Nottingham, UK