Policy coherence between social protection and climate action: Initial findings from global studies and projects

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reliefweb.int (10.08.2023) In a world grappling with the dual challenges of climate change and socio-economic inequalities and vulnerability, fostering coherence between social protection (SP) and climate action becomes imperative, a Climate Centre brief published today argues. Social protection programmes designed to alleviate poverty and enhance well-being intersect with the adverse impacts of climate change, which disproportionately affect vulnerable communities. But integrating social protection into climate action can significantly boost recognition of the former as a tool for the latter.

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