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Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal

Webcast available

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The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program and Environmental Change and Security Program and the World Bank’s Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Region are pleased to invite you a discussion of the LAC portion of the World Bank’s new report,  Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (full report available in English; English summary available here).

A summary of the LAC portion of the report is available in Spanish: Bajemos la temperatura : Cómo hacer frente a la nueva realidad climática .

The report—co-authored by Bank experts and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research—analyzes the challenges that Latin America and the Caribbean face due to climate change impacts.


Jorge Familiar, Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, The World Bank

Karin Kemper, Senior Regional Adviser, The World Bank

Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Senior Policy Advisor, Conservation International

Gustavo Fonseca, Director of Programs, Global Environment Facility (GEF)


Cynthia Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Wilson Center