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Título: International perspectives on climate change : Latin America and beyond
Autor: Leal Filho, Walter
Alves, Fátima
Caeiro, Sandra
Azeiteiro, Ulisses
Palavras-chave: Climate change
Climate technologies
Disaster management
Latin America
Data: 2014
Editora: Springer
Resumo: 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.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.2/3629
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-04489-7
ISBN: 978-3-319-04488-0
ISSN: 1610-2010
Versão do Editor: http://www.springer.com/economics/environmental/book/978-3-319-04488-0
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