Vital Climate Graphics Latin America and the Caribbean was prepared by GRID-Arendal in collaboration with the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Secretaría del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, SEMARNAT) in Mexico and UNEP’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) and with support from UNEP’s Division of Environmental Conventions (DEC).
Contributors: Rob Barnes, Aake Bjoerke, Lars Haltbrekken, Cato Litangen, Jarle Mjaasund, Viktor Novikov, Philippe Rekacewicz and Janet Fernandez Skaalvik
Special thanks to Dr. Renate Christ, Secretary of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Svein Tveitdal, Director of UNEP's Division for Environmental Conventions (DEC) and Division for Environmental Policy Implementation (DEPI), and Arkady Levintanus, Head of the Atmosphere and Desertification Conventions Unit of UNEP's DEC for their valuable inputs. .
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