From Words to Facts: Acting on climate change in Central America

Action and Financing, Now!

Publication date: 4 December 2014
Author: Rosalba Landa and Beatriz Olivera

Central American countries contribute little to climate change, but will endure some of its most negative consequences.

As well as greatly affecting food production and the life of farming and indigenous communities, it will also increase the magnitude and frequency of extreme climatic events that impact the region.

With the support of partners, this research report presents, by country, the consequences of climate change in Central America.

It also presents recommendations from Oxfam and the Central America Vulnerable Network United for Life (Red Centroamérica Vulnerable Unida por la Vida) as to the actions and policies needed from governments to tackle the challenge.