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- DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014There is broad consensus that global climate change is inevitable. Its effects are manifested, among others, in a rise in average annual temperatures, the impacts of which also affect Latin America. Since Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the world’s most urbanized regions, urban spaces provide an important research area.Document
Comparative Analysis for Developing a Harmonised Protected Areas Management Framework within the OECS Region2007The comparative analysis is based on the results of the review of the policy, legal, and institutional frameworks in the six Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) participants, which are presented as six country reports.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2015This paper reviews the management framework for responding to drought disasters in five CARICOM countries. The paper also reports on some of the effects of the 2009/2010 drought with particular reference to Grenada and the Grenadines.Document
Climate Change Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavioural Practices in the OECS: Report on the KAP Survey of Six Participating Member StatesUS Agency for International Development, 2013This report presents the results of a Survey of Knowledge Attitudes and Practices (KAP) towards climate change that was carried out during the period June 2012 to June 2013.DocumentEcology, 2005Research paper invesigating increased incidences of coral bleaching in the Caribbean under higher sea surface temperatures. I concludes that coral bleaching is likely to become a chronic source of stress for Caribbean reefs in the near future.Document
Prospects for regional cooperation between Latin America and the Caribbean region and the Asia and Pacific region: perspective from East AsiaPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010The economic success of the East Asian region during the past four decades and its proven resilience during times of crisis demonstrate that regional integration, supported by both open trade and regional cooperation, is a key factor for sustained growth and development.DocumentClimate Change, International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2008This paper documents the likely impact of climate change on the historic township of Speightstown, Barbados and considers some of its impacts on toursim and sustainable development.DocumentInternational Council for Science, 2011The overall purpose of this study is to help foster production and use of renewable energy in Latin America and the Caribbean and develop feasible and widely accepted energy efficiency systems, by supporting RD&D networks aiming to develop and transfer state of the art technology, adapted to the region, on a sustainable basis, considering environmental, economic and social aspects.DocumentThe Latin American Energy Organization, 2014This document provides an overview of the sustainable energy projects implemented in Latin America and the Caribbean arising from cooperation between OLADE and Canada up to September 2014.Document
Energy and sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean: guide for energy policy makingUnited Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2000This guide intends to present the basic elements that are needed in energy policy identification and policy making to ensure a development that is more sustainable as well as to foster discussion of instruments and approaches that would permit improving the conditions of viability of the policies that are formulated.