This year’s COP 27 in Egypt is depicted as the “implementation conference” and it focuses on the critical paths, actions, plans, and financing options to counter the effects of climate change. It also grants an opportunity to potentialize a nascent global project to achieve rapid and effective results: methane mitigation. The Global Methane Pledge was launched during COP 26 … [Read more...] about If we talk about climate change, we MUST talk about waste
Magda Correal is a Senior Specialist in the Water and Sanitation Division of the Inter-American Development Bank. During her 20 years of professional experience she has worked for multiple public and private companies, including multilateral banks, national and local governments, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, utilities, among others. She has done extensive consulting work throughout Latin America on public policy development, economic, technical and institutional regulatory frameworks, cost analysis, project planning, structuring and evaluation of projects for the provision of public services, among other activities. She is the author of several publications on these subjects and is frequently invited as an international lecturer. For more than 10 years she led her own consulting firm. The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) recognized her as an International Expert in Waste Management. She is a civil engineer with a master's degree in Business Administration from Durham University (UK) and a master's degree in Environmental Engineering from the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) and a scholarship holder of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).