After record rains caused $3bn worth of damage, Peru must build infrastructure to prepare for any more extreme climate events in the future
The recent tragedies in Peru and Colombia have put on perspective the fragility of Latin American countries against natural phenomena.
Are you someone who has faith in the power of free markets? Then you should naturally accept the evidence that human activity is bringing about climate change.
Costa Rican coffee producers are fighting climate change through agroforestry, harvesting rainwater and the use of more resisting varieties.
Over 120 million people in more than 70 countries depend on the coffee economy but climate change is halving its production.
Deforestation, racism, mining companies and the oil industries are among the topics.
Climate change will have a great impact on Latin America, a region with vast biodiversity and economies that are highly dependent on commodities
Current climate event is still strong but it is too early to say whether it will be most powerful on record, says World Meteorological Organisation
The energetic exploits made by Costa Rica are commendable, registering 99% of its electrical energy from renewable sources, but they have largely come as a result of climate change, and might disappear as a result of it too.
These study results agree with theoretical predictions related to humanity's contribution to our planet's warming
Over just a few decades in the mid-20th century, this small country chopped down a majority of its ancient forests. But after a huge conservation push and a wave of forest regrowth, trees now blanket more than half of Costa Rica.