Mountains and Climate Change

A Global Concern

The present publication, prepared on the occasion of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 20) in Lima 2014, underscores the commitment of SDC and UNEP to sustainable mountain development. It aims to provide a synthesis of current knowledge on mountains and climate change, while emphasizing mountains’ relevance to global sustainable development and raising awareness of possible changes and challenges for mountain regions resulting from climate change.

Mountains and Climate Change - A Global Concern
Image: Kohler, T., Wehrli, A. & Jurek, M., eds. 2014. Mountains & climate change

Pages: 136
Standard identifier: 978-3-905835-38-0


  • Change