Latin American Govts need to adapt to extreme weather events such as El Niño

Posted on February 2, 2016 • Filed under: Enviromental Issues, Latin America News, Weather/Climate

David Dudenhoefer Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

The global weather event known as El Niño has been blamed for droughts in Central America and northern South America and record-breaking floods in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. But some scientists warn that the worst could be yet to come. El Niño poses major challenges for Latin America’s governments, some of which are in the midst of economic and political crises. The weather phenomenon is also testing their ability to face the growing threat of climate change, now and in the future. Read Article

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