Climate change is not only an environmental challenge, but also a political, economic and social one. Projections indicate that, if the current emissions trajectory continues, the global average temperature of the planet will exceed by 3°C the average temperature observed at the beginning of the 19th century, generating an unprecedented impact on the history of humankind. … [Read more...] about How Much Are Governments Spending on Climate Change and Where Does it Go?
Rodrigo Pizarro is an economist from the London School of Economics, Master of Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a PhD in Environmental Studies from Stanford University. He has more than 20 years of experience in evaluation analysis and management of public policies in the environmental field. He is currently a professor and academic in economics and environmental policy at the University of Santiago de Chile. He recently served as head of the Information and Environmental Economics Division of the Ministry of Environment of Chile (2014-2018), where he was in charge of the implementation of the green growth agenda, the sustainable consumption and production program, and the environmental accounts program, among others. In addition, he has been a representative of Chile in the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), Green Growth Group of the Pacific Alliance, IPBES focal point, 10YFP, among others.