The Role of Expansion Plans Promoting Feasible Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) The future of energy needs to be sustainable. In the future, energy consumption should not be associated with CO2 emission. Among many uncertainties, this seems to be an agreement. All the IDB member countries signed the Paris Agreement, pledging to make efforts to stabilize … [Read more...] about Aligning Electricity Investment Plans and Climate Policy Commitments in LAC
Adrien Vogt-Schilb is a climate change economist at the Inter-American Development Bank. His work focuses on the design of effective and politically-acceptable emission-reduction policies: how to align NDC implementation with local development goals and the long-term decarbonization imperative while navigating the political economy. He also works on quantifying the effect of policies that build socio-economic resilience to natural disasters and climate change and on methods to facilitate decision-making under deep uncertainty. Adrien is a trained engineer, holds a PhD in climate economics and is the author of 3 books and many academic papers.