Apr 2016
Author(s): Lemay, Michele H.; Cotta, Jamie; Del Río Paracolls, Carmen
Communities which are heavily dependent on coastal ecosystems will suffer catastrophic effects from climate change. Can we reduce these impacts by enhancing the resilience of coastal and marine…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Lemay, Michele H.; Cotta, Jamie; Del Río Paracolls, Carmen
Las comunidades que dependen en gran medida de los ecosistemas costeros sufrirán efectos catastróficos a causa del cambio climático. ¿Podemos reducir estos impactos mediante la mejora de la capacidad…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Yu, Bok-Keun; Miller, Sebastián J.; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Yoon, Sang Won; Ludeña, Carlos E.
Relevant and appropriate indicators for vulnerability at both the local levels are significant for effective adaptation to climate change. The paper reviews the literature of these indicators, and…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Jeppesen, Gorm; Jensen, Roar; Tomicic, Berislav; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Muñoz Castillo, Raúl
The case study in this report concerns Sea Level Rise in Trinidad and Tobago with the following overall objectives: 1. Define, in terms of measurable quantitative variables, the vulnerability of the…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Jeppesen, Gorm; Jensen, Roar; Tomicic, Berislav; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Muñoz Castillo, Raúl
El caso de estudio en este informe se refiere al ascenso del nivel del mar en Trinidad y Tobago con los siguientes objetivos generales: 1. Definir, en términos de las variables cuantitativas medibles…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Vega, Alberto; Jiménez, Roberto; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Muñoz Castillo, Raúl
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has recognized that its activities in the countries of the Latin America and Caribbean region have significant potential to be impacted by the effects of…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Vega, Alberto; Jiménez, Roberto; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Muñoz Castillo, Raúl
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha reconocido que sus actividades en los países de América Latina y la Región del Caribe y tienen un gran potencial para ser impactados por los efectos del…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Marto, Ricardo; Alvarez, Lourdes; Suarez, David
Despite the many differences among Caribbean nations, Climate Change (CC) poses a serious threat to them all. Average temperatures in the Region have increased by 0.1° to 0.2°C per decade over the…