Creating inclusive and effective climate shelters

Ana Terra Amorim-Maia
October 3, 2023
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In this policy brief Ana Terra Amorim-Maia offers policymakers valuable insights to inform the design, implementation, and management of climate shelters in cities facing similar challenges.

Climate shelters are spaces in public buildings or outdoors that offer thermal comfort during periods of extreme temperatures. As climate impacts intensify, cities around the world are recognizing the urgent need to create climate shelters.

The policy brief presents the findings of a comprehensive study conducted in Barcelona, which focused on the intersectional vulnerabilities of marginalized populations in the context of climate change.

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