Up in smoke? Latin America and the Caribbean the threat from climate change to the environment and human development
This report is an in depth analysis of the impacts of changes wrought by climate change and anthropogenic factors in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and the responses of the communities, organisations and governments to these changes. Data on the economic and social impact of climate associated natural disasters such as hurricanes and droughts is presented for countries affected. Besides the negative impacts however, numerous case studies are shared in which local success stories are demonstrated. The overall theme of the document is one of adaptation with strong emphasis on the need for developed countries to accept responsibility for their actions while also assisting developing nations in these adaptation efforts.
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Tags: Climate ; Climate change ; Environment and landscape ; Social and Economic development ; Adaptation ; Latin America ; Caribbean ; Region IV - North America, Central America and the Caribbean Add tag