Adapting to climate change
We haven’t done enough to stop climate change. We face a 4 C rise in global temperatures over pre-industrial levels.
What does this mean?
Flooding: up to 3.5 million people in the UK will be at flooding risk by 2050
150 million people Most of the country >10m above sea level 230 unstable rivers
For the people of Bangladesh, climate change is happening now
What makes poor people vulnerable?
Lack of assets Depending on natural resources Living in dangerous areas
What is Practical Action doing?
Pathways from Poverty project is improving the livelihoods of 16,850 vulnerable households From Vulnerability to Resilience is developing disaster preparedness plans and resilient livelihoods of 2,000 of the poorest families in Sirajgonj
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