Latin America has become a global hotspot of the pandemic. The social and economic pain it inflicts only adds to the impacts of the climate crisis. This hurricane season, for instance, is expected to hit the Americas with twice as many major hurricanes of Category 3 or higher than in typical years. By the end of this decade, heat waves alone could destroy the equivalent of 2.5 … [Read more...] about Can carbon pricing help Latin America and the Caribbean engage in a net-zero carbon future?
Marissa is a climate change specialist at the World Bank where she works alongside developing countries to help them design carbon pricing policies through the Partnership for Market Readiness. Previously, she worked on carbon pricing issues in Germany and Thailand, as well as environmental law and nature conservation work in both Thailand and Australia. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance, as well as a BA/LLB from the University of Melbourne.