The Climate and Development Challenge for Latin America and the Caribbean Options for climate-resilient, low-carbon development



Changes in climate during this century will have broad and deep impacts on human activities
and ecosystems. The consequences of those changes are likely to be so great that the simultaneous
need to adapt to new climate conditions and to reduce carbon emissions to prevent even
further damage is almost certain to become one of the global community’s defining challenges
over the coming decades.
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo