A recent edition of the British magazine, The Economist, said that 2021 will likely be one of the coldest years of the 21st century (even though this has already been the hottest decade in history) as the international community has been unable to reduce emissions, which are driving global warming. To avoid this scenario, we need to limit the increase in the global average … [Read more...] about It’s time for finance ministries to take climate action to the next level
Aloisio Lopes is a senior consultant in the Climate Change Division of the IDB. He worked in the development of financing instruments and in the formulation, management, and evaluation of programs for the environment, climate change, agriculture, and social development in the Ministry of Finance and other agencies of the Federal Government of Brazil for 19 years. He holds a bachelor's degree in agronomic engineering, a master's degree in economic development and agriculture, and specializations in public policy management and climate change economics.