Latin America backs plans to fight climate change while building prosperity

  Just over a month ago, the Paris climate agreement came into effect securing its place in the record books as one of the fastest...
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What could Climate Change mean for Hydropower in Central America?

One of the most important challenges that Central America (and the LAC region in general) faces this decade is being able to close the...
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Five Shades of Blue (Economy)

Recently I was having an intense conversation with a friend about the strong need for Caribbean islands to develop their economies as...
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What are Stranded Assets and how do they relate to climate change?

    Certain climate change impacts are more obvious than others; less evident ones include those resulting in stranded...
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If you want to tackle carbon emissions let indigenous people control their land

This blog was originally posted by The Guardian. Global leaders must acknowledge that land and forests owned and managed by local...
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Addressing the climate change challenge while living with it.

There are quite a few challenges that our society must face in the coming years, but there is one that we are already facing: Climate...
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Hottest year ever should spur Latin America on climate change

Four years ahead of schedule, the Paris climate change agreement is expected to enter into force next month. Latin American and...
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From NDC Invest to a Sustainable Development

Moving towards the path of sustainable development is a great challenge. The Paris Agreement, the UN´s Sustainable Development Goals...
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Throwing corals a lifeline

Recently I was in Jamaica attending the Coral Lifeline workshop organized by the Centre of Marine Sciences from the University of the...
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Back to the Mangroves – Wetlands and climate change

It had been a while since I had really crawled around in a mangrove wetland.  Once you have climbed over the roots of a red mangrove,...
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Infrastructure and Biodiversity in the Guiana Shield

How can we promote sustainable infrastructure? Infrastructure it’s just not a matter of building more, it’s a matter of enhancing...
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Why the climate v development finance fight must stop

Tacking global warming and ensuring millions gain access to clean water, food and energy should not be tackled separately – they’re...
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¿Qué tienen que ver los murciélagos, los ecosistemas de alta montaña, y la adaptación al cambio climático?

  A primera vista, nos puede parecer extraño ver un estudio sobre murciélagos en el marco de un proyecto de adaptación al cambio...
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¿Qué es el blindaje en infraestructura?

  En una región altamente vulnerable a los impactos del cambio climático como los es América Latina y el Caribe es indispensable...
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América Latina apoya lucha contra el cambio climático para impulsar prosperidad

  El acuerdo climático de París entró en vigencia hace algo más que un mes. Tratándose de un acuerdo multilateral, constituye un...
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¿Que podría significar el cambio climático para las hidroeléctricas en Centroamérica?

  Uno de los retos más importantes que enfrenta Centroamérica en ésta década (y la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en...
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