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Published by Tebtebba Foundation in Baguio City, Philippines .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-192).

Other titlesGuide on climate change and indigenous peoples
Statementby Victoria Tauli-Corpuz ... [et al.].
ContributionsTauli-Corpuz, Victoria.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 195 p. :
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24081998M
ISBN 109789719356639
LC Control Number2010338025

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Climate change poses threats and dangers to the survival of indigenous communities worldwide, even though indigenous peoples contribute the least to greenhouse emissions. Climate change disproportionately impacts indigenous people around the world, especially in terms of their health, environments, and communities. Indigenous people found in Africa, the Arctic, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Latin America, North America and the Pacific have strategies and traditional knowledge to adapt to climate change. These knowledge systems can be beneficial for their own. Indigenous peoples can guide scientists in fight against climate change (Commentary) Posted Clouds shroud Onondaga Lake and the Syracuse skyline in the distance. For people interested in indigenous peoples and international human rights, this book paints a grim picture of the various ways in which climate change threatens this very diverse group of cultural entities and the deep knowledge of place that they usually possess, while at the same time offering hope that the law can find ways to keep them.

This book will help to place these impacts higher on the climate-change agenda and guide efforts to enhance indigenous peoples' rights and opportunities, whether by governments, indigenous peoples' organizations and their leaders, or non-state representatives. Indigenous Peoples, Mitigation of Climate Change, and Protection of Biodiversity Notes References Chapter 6 Conclusions and Recommendations Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean Culture, Livelihood, Institutions, and Knowledge Impact of Climate Change on Indigenous Peoples Climate-Change Adaptation in an. Responding to climate change Climate change poses threats and dangers to the survival of indigenous communities worldwide, even though indigenous peoples contribute little . PROBLEMS FOR Indigenous Peoples are on the front lines of climate change. INDIGENOUS PEOPLES The Carbon Market and other False Solutions: • do not reduce emissions • intensify climate change and cause conflicts thus threatening the survival of many of our peoples • Destroy the future • Violate the principle of the Seventh Generation.

This book addresses the social implications of climate change and climatic variability on indigenous peoples and communities living in the highlands, lowlands, and coastal areas of Latin America and the Caribbean. Across the region, indigenous people already perceive and experience negative effects of climate change and variability. Many indigenous communities find it difficult to adapt in a. This seminar explores the legal, moral, and political dimensions of climate change policy in relation to Indigenous peoples. Within the United States, federally-recognized Indian tribes are considered to be sovereign governments and they exercise jurisdiction over their lands and resources. Indigenous Climate Action is pleased to formally announce Melina Laboucan-Massimo as the Campaigns Director. Melina is a Co-Founder of Indigenous Climate Action and sat on the Executive Steering Committee to support the growth of the organization from its inception.   An expert in how indigenous peoples adapt to and mitigate climate change, she is also the former co-chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change .