Beating the Heat

Part 1: What to wear


This section explores the links between what we wear and the climate we live in. It looks at how our climate is expected to change over the next eighty years, and how these changes will be reflected in our wardrobes.

What to wear

Part 2: Changing lives

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This section explores the changes we need to make to our lifestyles in order to survive in a different climate.

The UK government uses future scenarios to decide how to tackle climate change. It came up with two main ways:

  1. Reduce emissions to lessen the impact of climate change
  2. Plan and adapt for the climate change we cannot avoid.

Changing lives

  • You can discover more about how to reduce emissions in the other sections. Here, we focus on how people will adapt to climate change in the short term and in the long term.