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An assessment of the economic impact of climate change on the Coastal and Human Settlements Sector in Guyana

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An assessment of the economic impact of climate change on the Coastal and Human Settlements Sector in Guyana

Corporate author: NU. CEPAL. Sede Subregional para el Caribe Physical Description: 84 p. : tables, figures Editorial: ECLAC, Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean Date: October 2011 ECLAC symbol: LC/CAR/L.327

Table of contents

.--I. Introduction.--II. The Impacts of Climate Change.--III. Population and Economy of Guyana.--IV. Low elevation Coastal Zones and Climate Change.--V. Methodology.--VI. IPCC Scenarios.--VII.Vulnerability Projections.--VIII. Climate Change Adaptation.--IX. The Net Benefit from Adaptation.--X. Policy Recommendations.--XI. Summary Conclusions.