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International Perspectives on Climate Change

Latin America and Beyond

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

Related subjects » Climate Change Management and Policy - Earth System Sciences - Environmental / Development / Agricultural Economics - Global Change - Climate Change

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