Climate change and urban children: impacts and implications for adaptation in low- and middle-income countries

  title={Climate change and urban children: impacts and implications for adaptation in low- and middle-income countries},
  author={Sheridan N. Bartlett},
  journal={Environment \& Urbanization},
  pages={501 - 519}
  • S. Bartlett
  • Published 1 October 2008
  • Psychology
  • Environment & Urbanization
This paper discusses the particular and disproportionate risks to urban children in poverty from various aspects of climate change, both extreme events and changing means. It explores the potential impacts on children's health, learning and psychosocial well-being, and considers the implications of family coping strategies for children. The paper goes on to discuss the implications for adaptation, making recommendations for an adaptation agenda that focuses on the realities for children… 

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