Climate Change and Wellbeing

Climate change will impact the Mexican population wellbeing over the next decades. Poor households will bear disproportionately that impact as the availability and price of basic goods get compromised, especially food and energy. Future poverty trends are contingent on global climate change and the policies set to preclude it: they will depend not only on the nature of the changes in climate, but also on the country’s socioeconomic development pathway and demographic changes, which may offset or intensify the effects of climate and policies.

This site presents discusses the social impacts of climate change, particularly how existing inequalities influence their impacts and the response capacity of the population and, consequently, affects future inequities. The studies carried out emphasize how social contexts and institutional conditions mediate the effects of changes in the earth systems, while seeking to distinguish the diversity of the impacts of climate change throughout the territory and between population groups.

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