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(The) economics of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean: Paradoxes and challenges of sustainable development

(The) economics of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean: Paradoxes and challenges of sustainable development
  • Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC). November 2014
  • This overview of the climate change economy in Latin America and the Caribbean is intended to present an analysis of climate change with reference to the creation of a sustainable development path. The study is divided in seven chapters. The second chapter looks at the potential impacts of climate change in various sectors, including water.
  • Geographical coverage: Latin America and the Caribbean, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate change, Coastal zones, Economic impact, Equity, Forests, Health, Mitigation, Private sector participation (PSP), Public-private partnerships (PPP), Risk management, Scenarios, Sustainable development, Urban areas
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Governments, Local governments
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Reporting on project findings/outputs
  • Type of resource: Assessment report
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Published in 2015