Recommended Readings


Carey, Mark. In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press: 2010.

Gelles, Paul. Water and Power in Highland Peru: The Cultural Politics of Irrigation and Development. Newark, NJ: Rutgers University Press: 2000.

Mumford, Jeremy Ravi. Vertical Empire: The General Resettlement of Indians in the Colonial Andes. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012.

Ranney, Edward. The Lines. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014.

Veltmeyer, Henry and James Petras. The New Extractivism: A Post-Neoliberal Development Model or Imperialism of the Twenty-First Century? London: Zed Books, 2014.

Weisman, Alan. The World Without Us. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007.


Clements R, Cossío M, Ensor J, eds. Climate Change Adaptation in Perú: The Local ExperiencesLima: Soluciones Prácticas-ITDG; 2010.

Morin, Cory W, Andrew C. Comrie, and Kacey Ernst. "Climate and Dengue Transmission: Evidence and Implications." Environmental Health Perspectives. Nov-Dec 2013.

Moya E, Torres J, ed. Familias Alpaqueras Enfrentando el Cambio Climático: Propuesta de Adaptación Tecnológica de la Crianza de Alpacas Frente al Cambio Climático en Cusco. (Alpaquera Families Confronting Climate Change: A Technological Adaptation Proposal for Raising Alpacas Confronting Climate Change in Cusco.) Lima: Soluciones Prácticas-ITDG; 2008.

World Bank. Climate Change Adaptation Planning for Cusco, Peru. 2012.

News Articles

Peru's energy ambitions: Hydro-powered dreams. The Economist. Feb 10, 2011.

Gillis, Justin. In Sign of Warming, 1,600 Years of Ice in Andes Melted in 25 Years. New York Times. Apr 14, 2013.

Gillis, Justin. Study Links Temperature to a Peruvian Glacier’s Growth and Retreat. New York Times. Feb 25, 2014.

Kirby, Alex. Climate change imperils Perú's drive to end poverty. Climate Central. Jan 5, 2014.

Kirkland, Emily. In the Andes, freak cold takes a brutal toll. Climate Central. Feb 21, 2012.

Webster, Donovan. The Devastating Costs of the Amazon Gold Rush. Smithsonian Magazine. Feb 2012.

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