Vital Climate Change Graphics for Latin America and the Caribbean
Issue date: 2010
The report describes the ways in which climate change manifests itself, drawing on historical analysis of variables such as temperature, precipitation and sea levels. In addition, it details the effects of climate change on ecosystem services, human health and the region’s vulnerability to extreme events. Lastly, it provides an analysis of global and regional greenhouse gas emissions and identifies possible options in the region for mitigating the impact of climate change.