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Climate Change, Water Scarcity on Agriculture and the Economy-Wide: impacts in the LAC Region
(School of Business and Economics, Universidad del Desarrollo, 2015-08)
Water resources are facing several stresses in terms of quantity and quality. These pressures are closely related to the human interventions in fields like: agriculture, land-use/land use change, and pollutant emissions, ...
Potential effects of climate change on the temperate zones of North and South America
(Sociedad de Biología de Chile, 2004)
Socio-climatic hotspots in Brazil
Brazil suffers yearly from extreme weather and climate events, which can be exacerbated in a warmer climate. Although several studies have analyzed the projections of climate change in Brazil, little attention has been ...
Means and extremes: building variability into community-level climate change experiments
Experimental studies assessing climatic effects on ecological communities have typically applied static warming treatments. Although these studies have been informative, they have usually failed to incorporate either ...
Multiple non-climatic drivers of food insecurity reinforce climate change maladaptation trajectories among Peruvian Indigenous Shawi in the Amazon
(Public Library of Science, 2018)
Background Climate change is affecting food systems globally, with implications for food security, nutrition, and the health of human populations. There are limited data characterizing the current and future consequences ...
O papel da soft law frente aos desafios das mudanças climáticas
(Universidade Federal de Santa MariaBrasilUFSMCentro de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, 2013-12-13)
Since the second half of the 20th century, climate change concerns has reached the international environmental political agenda. Currently, the high levels of concentration of greenhouse gases and, as a result, the global ...
Effects of future climate change and habitat loss in the distribution of frog species in the Ecuadorian Andes
The biodiversity of the tropical Andes is threatened by climate change and habitat loss. Many studies have focused in the future effects of climate change on species distribution and conservation but few have included the ...
Moving beyond methods: the need for a diverse programme in climate change research
Understanding effects of climate change on ecosystems will require a diverse range of approaches. We proposed using downscaled climate models to generate realistic weather scenarios as experimental treatments. Kreyling ...
Climate change is real and we need to urgently reduce the emission of greenhouse gases
I n the past climate change was due to natural causes; for the first time after the Industrial Revolution and most significantly from the beginning of the last century, human activities are also modifying the global climate, ...