La Red Latinoamericana de Contaminantes climáticos de corta vida está conformada por organizaciones de la sociedad civil latinoamericanas con capacidad de incidencia en políticas publicas nacionales, regionales y globales. Actualmente conforman la red organizaciones de Brasil, México, Chile, Paraguay y Argentina.
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Latin América and Caribbean

“The Climate and Development Challenge for Latin America and the Caribbean: Options for climate-resilient, Low Carbon Development,”
Beyond carbon storage: the Congo Basin forest as rainmaker

Beyond carbon storage: the Congo Basin forest as rainmaker

By Denis J. Sonwa Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research Responses to climate change are grouped into two main categories: mitigation (reducing greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change) and adaptation (adjusting livelihoods and life styles due to the i nfluences of climate change). Amongst adaptation strategies, ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) is an approach that promotes...
Ministers from 25 Nations Commit to Scaling Up Voluntary Action to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Ministers from 25 Nations Commit to Scaling Up Voluntary Action to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Rapid Growth of Country Members-from 6 to 25 in Less Than 12 Months – Underlines World-Wide Interest in Voluntary Initiative Doha (Qatar), 6 December 2012 - Six new countries today joined an international effort aimed at fast action on reducing black carbon, methane, some hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and other short-lived climate pollutants (SCLPs). The announcement by Chile,...

Latin Americans team up on an unprecedented effort to improve the climate and air quality with the creation of the Latin American Network for the Reduction of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (RACC)

August 22, 2012  - Non-governmental organizations from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexicoand Paraguayhave partnered with renowned scientists to create the Latin American Network for the Reduction of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants.  The network will coordinate local and regional actions and strategies for reducing these climactic precursors with the goal of mitigating climate change and improving air quality. The...