For most Latin American and Caribbean cities, public transport is the single most important way to access opportunity and essential services for most urban dwellers, from finding a job to education to health care. At the same time, it is “informal” or semiformal service providers rather than formal providers that account for more than half of all public transport trips in the … [Read more...] about Implementing reforms in informal and semi-formal transport in Latin America
With time rapidly disappearing to limit global heating to 1.5 degrees Celsius, scientists and decision makers agree that we urgently need more ambitious climate action. One of the key questions to emerge is: how can we go beyond incremental change and inertia, and aim instead for the transformation of our economies and societies? To achieve this transformational change, … [Read more...] about What is transformational change and how can we design a way of achieving it? This new toolkit is a start
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?