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Vulnerability

people's inability to feel safe in their local environmental seeting because climate change has made weather unpredictable and subjected people to extreme weather conditions that challenge their ability to cope




stressed and feel at risk and are not confident about what to do and have trouble bouncing back from the disruptions of social life and access to resources caused by climate change.




climate-related assaults can overwhelm a group's ability to cope leading to household, communit and societal collapse



ecocrisis/pluralea interactions

global warming and multiple risks it entails are only part of a far larger environmental crisis invlolving a set of convergent and potentially interacting athropegenic threats to the environment and to human health




things are made worse for people because of climate climate change

adaptability

ability of people to use their culture to cope with the changes produced in their environment by climate change




reveal how flexible thier culture is in adjusting to change




ex: changing one's diet to reflect changes in available food sources





ecosyndemic

socially influenced and environmentally mediated adverse interactions among diseases that increase the health burden of populations




when two diseases interact and the interaction makes the health impacts of the disease far worse




various physical interactions between anthropogenic global warming and air pollution in the exacerbation and increasing frequency of global respitory diseases such as asthma

resiliency

a group's "bouncebackability" after an extreme environmental event




bend but not break under disruptive environmental events caused by climate change