Climate Change

El Salvador is an incredibly vulnerable country in terms of the environment and climate change. As a country that is susceptible to many different types of natural phenomenon, such as hurricanes, earthquakes and volcano eruptions, poverty, inequality and lack of disaster prevention have brought disaster and destruction to El Salvador. As climate change causes irregularities in Salvadoran weather patterns, poor communities become even more vulnerable to both disasters and food insecurity.

Read more about climate change and environmental issues in El Salvador:

El Salvador’s Environmental Crisis
by Dahr Jamail

Community Resilience and Hurricane Ida: How Marginalized Salvadorans
Lacking NGO and Governmental Support Cope with Climate Shock

by Elizabeth Tellman

SHARE eNewsletter: Earth Day Justice
by SHARE staff

Water Pollution in the Rio Sucio 
by SHARE staff

World Bank report on Climate Change and Agriculture in El Salvador

The Struggle for Environmental Protection in Western El Salvador–2008
by SHARE staff