Chapter 6 – Equity and social cohesion

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Introduction to this chapter

Taking action on climate change is beneficial to equity and social cohesion in a number of ways. Through focusing on the most vulnerable in society, action can be taken to alleviate fuel poverty, for example, or reduce risks of people being impacted through heatwaves and flooding. This chapter sets out facts and figures on this topic, links to data for local areas, the business case for taking action, opportunities for action and inspirational examples of successful initiatives from around the country.

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