Rachel Walters

Environment Agency

Rachel Walters is a Senior Advisor with the Environment Agency, currently working with the Trent Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. Rachel specialises in the delivery of projects using her extensive experience within Local Government to build strong partnerships and successfully attract investment and funding. Rachel has a wealth of experience in using evidence and analysis to explore problems and propose effective solutions, such as with the Climate Just project.

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Climate Just - Social Vulnerability & extreme weather in a changing climate

The impacts of Climate Change are not evenly distributed. More vulnerable groups, including people on the lowest incomes, who generally contribute least to greenhouse gas emissions, tend to be among the most affected. The presentation will consider how we ensure recognition of social vulnerability in policy and practice, and that the uneven impacts of climate change are addressed to ensure fair, just adaptation?