The coronavirus crisis is severely testing the resilience of Latin America and the Caribbean economies and health care systems. At the same time, LAC is extremely vulnerable to climate risks and disasters such as floods, the spread of disease and loss of infrastructure. Governments’ fiscal space is currently being squeezed considerably following weak economic growth combined … [Read more...] about How can green bonds help to build resilience after COVID-19?
The changing rhythm of development With the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) now set in place, it is clear that we now dance under a new development rhythm where we can no longer talk about development without considering climate change. Climate-related impacts or events have become everyday news, think about the … [Read more...] about The Climate Symphony
The Paris Agreement is expected to come into force from 2020 (and will replace the Kyoto Protocol). I would like to highlight seven key points that you may not know about, and that could help for better understanding of the agreement: The 2°C Goal The agreement sets an ambitious goal of holding global warming to “well below 2°C” and pursuing efforts to limit the … [Read more...] about 7 key points about the Paris Agreement