Climate and development : perspectives from Latin America, Sciences Po.
Communiqué de presse
mercredi 8 avril 2015
Latin America is bearing the brunt of climate change. At the same time, although its greenhouse gas emissions remain relatively low, the economic development of the continent means it is increasingly contributing to climate change. However, this economic development, which is largely based on exports of raw materials, is dependent on the prices of these materials and has not always gone hand in hand with a reduction in social inequality.
In this context, could new development paths be developed around ambitious policies for reducing and adapting to climate change ? In this continent with its many different countries, what are the best examples in this field ?
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