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Climate change and poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean

Juan Dumas

Climate change and poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean

a consultation process

by Juan Dumas

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Published by Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano in Quito .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes,
  • Poverty,
  • Sustainable development

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[authors, Juan Dumas, Yolanda Kakabadse]
    ContributionsKakabadse, Yolanda, Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC130.E5 D85 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24805404M
    ISBN 109789978996027
    LC Control Number2010386270

    A new study points out that climate change threatens the very basis of food security in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).. The region is vulnerable in view of its economic dependence on agriculture, low adaptive capacity of the people and the geographical location of some of its countries.   This regional Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report,the fourth for Latin America and the Caribbean (with the previous GEO regional assessment for LAC published in ), places emphasis on identifying some of the most worrying and persistent threats to the region through an environmental lens, but also on the achievements, successstories and opportunities in the region.

    This book addresses the social implications of climate change and climatic variability on indigenous peoples and communities living in the highlands, lowlands, and coastal areas of Latin America. Climate and Non Climate Drivers of Migration in Latin America Typhoon Morakot, the unusually strong tropical storm that hit South East Asia in mid-August , displacing more than million people in China alone, is only one of the most recent natural disasters that raise questions about environmental change and its link to migration.

    Climate change and environmental sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean Climate change endangers agricultural production because of higher temperatures, changing rainfall patterns and increased incidence of extreme weather events, such as droughts and floods. Latin American Responses to Climate Change By Augusto de la Torre, Pablo Fajnzylber, and John Nash This report examines some of the major threats posed by climate change to the region’s economies, societies, and biodiversity. It describes the patterns of greenhouse gas emissions in the Latin America and Caribbean region and in.


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WASHINGTON, United States, Monday November 9, – Without climate-informed development in Latin America and the Caribbean, million more. Latin America and the Caribbean account for a relatively modest twelve percent of the world's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but communities across the region are already suffering adverse consequences from climate change and variability.

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