Investing in the future is always a challenging decision, for example planning for retirement will often seem to be less urgent when we have pressing daily financial issues that have to be addressed now (unless you are near to retirement age of course). Not tomorrow, not in 10 years, but today. But the truth is that, in order to have a financially stable future, we need to … [Read more...] about Trinidad and Tobago: Who is going to pay the climate change piper?
Gerard Alleng joined the IDB in 2008 as a clean energy and climate change specialist and currently he works as a climate change senior specialist within the Climate Change Division of the Bank.
Gerard coordinates the Division’s adaptation and mitigation activities in the Caribbean Region. Prior to joining the IDB, he was a Policy Fellow with the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy at the University of Delaware, where he managed projects that focused on renewable energy policy and climate change issues.
Gerard holds a Master's degree in Energy and Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware (USA) and a Master's degree in Wetlands Ecology from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. Gerard is a Caribbean Fulbright scholar.