June 3 is World Bicycle Day, an invention almost 200 years old that has added inestimable value to the world. During the coronavirus pandemic, the bicycle represents an unmatched rival to permit a more hygienic way to move around, contribute to a sustainable recovery of the economy, and support the transformation of urban transport towards decarbonization via a just … [Read more...] about The bicycle can propel us towards a more sustainable and inclusive future post-pandemic
Claudia is an environmental management and policy and climate change specialist. She advised the Colombian government for a decade in the formulation of economic instruments for environmental policy; the negotiation and adoption of international agreements on hazardous waste, biodiversity, and climate change issues; and in the planning of the country's protected areas system’s management. She has consulted for organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund and The Nature Conservancy, in Colombia, as well as the World Bank, the University of Washington and Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI), in the United States. She is currently a consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Climate Change Division, where she coordinates the execution of the project “Climate Technology Transfer Mechanisms and Networks in Latin America and the Caribbean” (financed by the Environment Fund Global - GEF), and supports the Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division in the analysis of synergies and climate financing of the Divisions operations. Claudia studied economics at Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia and holds a master's degree in Environmental and Natural Resources Economics from the same university, as well as one in Regulation from the London School of Economics and Political Science.