The holidays remind us of the cultural power of food: nothing connects loved ones together the way a shared meal can. That is, of course, until talking about sensitive issues spoils the party. This holiday season, Latin Americans and Caribbeans gather to celebrate religious milestones (including a world cup!) just as global leaders have enacted a framework to protect … [Read more...] about We can share delicious meals while preserving biodiversity and the climate – if we chose what we eat and how we produce it
Your day in the future. You cook breakfast every morning on an electric induction stove. It is powered, as all appliances in your home, by the solar panels on your roof. To go to work, you take your e-bike or the tram that a wind farm powers outside the city—just another Tuesday with a zero-carbon footprint. And here is the best part: you can afford it. Electricity is so cheap … [Read more...] about Powering everything with renewable electricity will be cheaper and cleaner. Can governments accelerate the transition?
Picture this. Instead of being stuck in traffic jams, you spend time with family or play football with friends. Instead of spending money on car bills and gasoline, you spend it on a healthy dinner or save it for your next holiday. And instead of getting sick from inhaling fumes and forgetting your city overlooks the Andes, you breathe fresh air and see blue skies. This is … [Read more...] about Walkable cities and electric mobility would mean cheaper transport and cleaner air. Can governments deliver?
2021 has so far proven to be a transition year in which we both witness the clear negative impact of climate change while still having tools at our hands to reduce further negative developments through strong and immediate climate action. Indeed, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations body tasked … [Read more...] about How are NDC INVEST and the CIF supporting countries to reach their climate goals?
Climate change is one of the main systemic and complex challenges the global community is dealing with in this century. Although countries are increasing their climate ambitions and more climate action momentum is visible recently, the world is still on a catastrophic pathway to global … [Read more...] about How NDC INVEST is powering climate action in Latin America and the Caribbean