Growing old in a changing climate: meeting the challenges of an ageing population and climate change

Climate change and an ageing population bring together two key policy challenges which need to be addressed to ensure a safe, secure, equitable and sustainable future. Growing old in the twenty-first century will bring with it the unique challenge of
changing weather and climate and the impact this will have on all aspects of life. This report explores the vulnerability of an ageing population to the direct and indirect effects resulting from a changing climate. It discusses the key factors which might determine an individual