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Central America seeks recognition of its vulnerability to climate change

 IPS 02 November 2019

For decades, the countries of Central America have borne the heavy impact of extreme climate phenomena like hurricanes and severe drought. Now, six of them are demanding that the entire planet recognise their climate vulnerability, reports IPS. (1113 Words) - By Diego Arguedas Ortiz

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In its national contribution, Costa Rica said the sector most vulnerable to climate change is road infrastructure. This highway, which connects San José with the Caribbean coast, and which crosses the central mountain chain, is closed several times a year due to landslides. Diego Arguedas Ortiz/IPS

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