International Perspectives on Climate Change Latin America and Beyond

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 L...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Leal Filho, Walter (Editor), Alves, Fátima (Editor), Caeiro, Sandra (Editor), Azeiteiro, Ulisses M. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Climate Change Management
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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
Physical Description:IX, 316 p. 69 illus online resource
ISBN:9783319044897