All countries in the region have signed the Paris Agreement, which aims to increase countries' resilience and adaptive capacity, as well as stabilize global warming below 2°C and as close to 1.5°C as possible. This objective implies two major challenges for finance ministries. First, they need to help drive large-scale and unprecedented changes in the energy, construction, … [Read more...] about Six opportunities to promote resilience and decarbonization through fiscal policy
A recent report released by the World Meteorological Organization paints a devastating picture of extreme weather events and the effects of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean. Throughout the region, floods, droughts, heat waves, and hurricanes are killing hundreds of people, inflicting severe damage on infrastructure, and displacing population. The … [Read more...] about How do we measure public spending to address climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean?