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South America

  • Daisy Ramirez-OrtizEmail author
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Climate Resilient Societies book series (PSCRS)

Abstract

South American countries are developing adaptation strategies, policies, and programs to sustain national economies and local livelihoods in the face of climate changes. However, major challenges exist that are limiting their adaptive capacity. This chapter discusses current adaptation strategies and new approaches required to minimize the social impacts of climate change across South America.

Keywords

Climate change South America Vulnerability Social adaptation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Florida International UniversityMiamiUSA

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