oAdaptive capacity of humans is low and vulnerability high.
oRetreat of glaciers along the Andes would reduce water supply in some areas.
oFloods and droughts would become more frequent, degrading water quality in some areas.
oThe range of vector-borne diseases would spread south and to higher elevations.
oCrop yields would decrease in many areas, subsistence farming in northeastern Brazil would be threatened.
oMangrove ecosystems would be harmed by sea level rise.
oThe rate of biodiversity loss would increase.