This analytical report is focused on the climate and development challenge for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It first presents the expected impacts of climate change and possible adaptation responses, then reviews the region’s carbon footprint while illustrating some opportunities for mitigation. The document finally highlights the development cobenefits that adaptation and mitigation can bring to the region.
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Organization: IDB, UNECLAC, World Wide Fund for Nature
Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Environment, Adaptation, Mitigation
Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document
Publication date: 2013