The 'Triangle City Cooperation' project - part of the Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America initiative - has not only furnished evidence and solutions to combat climate vulnerability in the tri-border area of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. It has also catalysed new forms of tri-border cooperation among the countries, to build their collective climate resilience. [more...]
Brazil is moderately vulnerable to climate change and its vulnerability is set to remain stable between 2010 and 2030 (DARA; Climate Vulnerability Monitor, 2012). It is ranked 79th on the Human Development Index (UNDP; Human Development Index, 2014). Brazil’s CO2 emissions are 2.2 tonnes per capita, while the global average is 4.9 tonnes per capita (World Bank; World Development Indicators: Energy dependency, efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions, 2010).