Climate change constitutes a threat to sustainable development, prosperity of all countries, and presents a significant challenge to ending extreme poverty. Recently, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) issued a report called Global Resources Outlook 2019, noting that historical and current patterns of natural resource use are generating increasingly negative impacts … [Read more...] about Opening up climate agendas: three international good practices based on access to information
This tag brings together all the articles written in Abierto al Público on climate change, including what is happening in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the efforts made by the IDB to promote knowledge products in this regard, and implement projects in the region in favor of climate awareness.
2015 marked a milestone in the international agenda following the United Nations’ approval of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These guidelines set forth specific goals that can be achieved in the next 15 years. One of the established objectives is goal 6, which is to ensure access to water and sanitation for all. Although we have made great progress in the region, … [Read more...] about 5 Open Iniciatives for the Sustainable Management of Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste
The Second Annual United Nations Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Forum will take place from May 17-21 in New York and will focus on inspiring action and solutions to reach the three global goals of SE4All by 2030: achieving universal access to modern energy, doubling the rate of renewables, and doubling energy efficiency. To reach these goals, experts in sustainable energy, … [Read more...] about 6 Free Webinars and Online Courses on Sustainable Energy
Leer versión en Español / Leia versão em Português By José Yitani, Learning and Knowledge Management Specialist at the Interamerican Institute for Economic and Social Development (INDES) of the IDB The sustainability of cities in Latin America and the Caribbean is a highly relevant topic and represents a very complex challenge for the region. Through the Emerging and … [Read more...] about The IDB launches a new MOOC on Sustainable Cities
Español The United Nations Initiative Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) aims to reach three main objectives by 2030 providing universal access to modern energy services; doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency; and doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix. To achieve these goals in Latin America and the … [Read more...] about 11 Free Resources to Promote Sustainable Energy