As infrastructure generates 70% of greenhouse gas emissions globally, to achieve significant global emission reductions it is essential to promote a low carbon economy in the coming decades. In Latin America, however, Gross-Domestic-Product (GDP) investment levels in infrastructure have not matched green growth objectives in recent years. In the case of Colombia, around 7% of … [Read more...] about Colombia advances towards sustainable infrastructure
As Technical Advisor for the Sustainable Infrastructure Programme of the UK, Pablo Navacerrada manages a project portfolio covering Colombia, Peru, Mexico, and Brazil for the IDB. He is responsible for sectoral analysis at country level regarding renewable energy, clean transportation, solid waste and cross-cutting themes at upstream level that contribute to emissions reduction. Before joining the IDB, Pablo worked in the private sector with international financial institutions, primarily in the energy sector. Pablo holds a bachelor’s in environmental sciences and a master’s degree in engineering sustainable cities from Aalborg university, Denmark.