The time to publish the results of our contest for bloggers has finally arrived! After much deliberation, the jury has decided on a winning entry from Bolivia: Climate change and the current bias, by Johan Yugar. We would like to congratulate the auhor, who will receive his GoPro camera in January 2015, and whose post will be published in this blog on January 8th. We would … [Read more...] about We have the winners of our bloggers contest!
The history of clean energy in leading countries like Denmark, Spain or Germany is well known: big investments, subsidies, and an energy matrix that is much greener than that of other developed nations likes the US or Japan. However, developing nations represent a large and rapidly growing share of the world’s clean energy investment, according to Climatescope 2014, a … [Read more...] about The top 10 developing nations investing in clean energy
If you like writing about climate change, sustainable development or innovation, this is your chance to compete for a GoPro camera and add amazing pictures and videos to your stories! Start writing today and share your thoughts on the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Let's Talk Climate Change and Sustainability blog. This is your chance to spread your ideas … [Read more...] about Contest for Bloggers: Let’s talk about Climate Change and Sustainability
Some say that the big international summits like the one that just took place in New York are all talk and little action. But some important commitments came out of the UN Climate Summit: [dropcap type="circle" color="#ffffff" background="#00a7de"]1[/dropcap] Uruguay will reduce its emissions by 85% by 2030. [dropcap type="circle" color="#ffffff" … [Read more...] about Who promised what at the UN Climate Summit?
Over 500 participants including climate innovators, policy makers, entrepreneurs, financiers, social advocates, and researchers participate this week in a two-day international Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum at the Montego Bay Convention Centre (Jamaica). Co-hosted by the CIF Administrative Unit and the Inter-American Development Bank and under the auspice of … [Read more...] about Follow the opening ceremony of the CIF Partnership Forum 2014