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    Development and Climate Change

    Friday, August 22nd, 2008

    The World Bank has been working on what it calls a “Strategic Framework on Climate Change and Development” (SFCCD). The Bank is concerned that
    developing countries and the poorest communities are likely to suffer earliest and the most” from global climate change. It has the potential to reverse the hard-earned development gains of the […]

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    Update: Tackling Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Livestock in LAC

    Saturday, August 9th, 2008

    When in June I recommended a good article about the contribution of farm animal production to global climate change, I noted the significance for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC): the importance of farm animal production throughout the region, in terms of employment, land use and contribution to gross domestic product (GDP).
    One month later, Latin […]

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    Future Environmental Challenges for Mexico and its North American Partners

    Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

    Whether or not you perceive it as a good thing, Mexico long ago decided to link its environmental policymaking to that of its two partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada and the United States. The main vehicle for their collaboration is the Montreal-based North American Commission on Environmental Cooperation (CEC). […]

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    Estimating Climate Change’s Probable Economic Impacts on Central America

    Monday, June 2nd, 2008

    Temas Note: Check this post for a discussion of an earlier attempt at analyzing the economic impacts of global climate change for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) that served as the regional input to the Stern Review.
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    From the UN Economic Commission for Latin America & the Caribbean (ECLAC):
    Study On the Economics of Climate Change […]

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    Sustainable Energy & Climate Change Fund for LAC Launched / Lanzó el Fondo de Energía Sostenible y Cambio Climático para ALC / Lançou o Fundo de Energia Sustentável e Mudança Climática

    Thursday, August 9th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB approves US$20 million for Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Fund
    Fund will support economically and environmentally sound energy options in Latin America and the Caribbean
    The Inter-American Development Bank today launched the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Fund (SECCI Fund), with an initial US$20 million contribution, to support economically and environmentally […]

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