IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 5, May 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Reshana L. Thomas, Michael S. Muli, Maria G. Contreras Hernandez, Nelson M.K Boinnet
Climate Change is a global issue affecting many nations worldwide. The main drivers of climate change are well known and continues to be pedaled by highly industrialized countries who reap the benefits of their economic activities. The impacts of climate change however are not limited spatially at its source. Nations like Guyana that contribute very little to the problem face harsh consequences of climate change. Guyana is a historically low emitter of greenhouse gases. Guyana’s wide expanse of rainforest even compensates for some global emissions footprint yet Guyana is one of the most vulnerable countries. Guyana’s coast is particularly susceptible.