As part of its 2018-2050 National Decarbonization Plan to address the climate crisis and improve the quality of life of citizens, Costa Rica presented financial, fiscal, tariff and infrastructure solutions that will boost the electrification of public transport. By committing to support and accompany this national objective, he assumed his regional leadership. In the … [Read more...] about Costa Rica reaffirms its leadership in electric mobility
Imagine you are waiting for the bus and instead of the arrival of an old and noisy bus, a clean and silent electric bus arrives that also has WIFI, USB ports and access for the disabled. This will be a reality in Bogotá with the award of 379 electric buses. These electric buses will start operating in September 2020 and will be the second largest electric fleet in Latin … [Read more...] about Bogotá is a pioneer in acquiring electric buses by tender
“Climate change and drug trafficking are the two main threats to global stability and security” Danilo Medina, President of the Dominican Republic Between 1900 and 2019, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is one of the regions with the highest occurrence of natural hazard events. Between 2004 and 2012, the region suffered a total of 881 disaster events, in which … [Read more...] about Blue Spot Analysis can strengthen the resilience of transport against natural disasters in the Dominican Republic
The thriving cities of tomorrow will be sustainable cities. To meet the new demands and opportunities of rapid urbanization, climate change and technology, they will need innovative urban services that address challenges such as getting people from home to work safely and efficiently, lighting streets more cost-effectively, or reducing runoff and risk of flooding. Alternative … [Read more...] about Infrastructure: Moving from a Pipeline to a Business Model Approach
Clean energy, lower emissions, green jobs, adaptation and resiliency can be an opportunity for sustainable growth in developing and emerging countries where climate change is a threat to sustainable economic development. To create these opportunities and mitigate climate risks, decision-makers need to integrate their climate change plans with national development … [Read more...] about How mainstreaming climate change can draw finance to sustainable infrastructure?