Leal Filho, W., Alves, F., Caeiro, S., Azeiteiro, U.M. (Eds.)
2014, IX, 316 p. 69 illus.
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Describes research, projects and experiences on climate change from Latin American countries
Documents real case studies illustrating how climate change is perceived and seen in the region
Benchmarks Latin American perspectives with works in other parts of the world
This collected volume deals with emerging issues related to climate variation, climate change and adaptation technologies, with a special focus on Latin American countries. Presenting a variety of adaptation strategies and projects currently being undertaken and implemented, the book showcases how Latin American nations are struggling to meet the challenges of climate change. Latin America as a whole and Central America in particular is one of the most vulnerable regions of the world and is severely affected by recurrent extreme climate-related events. This volume documents and analyzes the main challenges and lessons learned, serving to disseminate knowledge beyond the region and enhance international research and policy cooperation.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Adaptation and Mitigation - Climate Change - Climate Technologies - Disaster Management - Latin America