Access to adequate housing is a universal human right. That is why the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has been working in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) for many years to eliminate the housing gap through an extensive variety of options that range from direct housing construction, to support for housing social subsidies through credit lines to the development … [Read more...] about Innovative social housing and green procurement. How do they relate?
Countries such as Chile and Jamaica are encouraging the deployment of electric cars, even while they produce electricity from fossil fuels. While it may seem counterintuitive, promoting electric vehicles in countries where electricity comes from coal does help to fight climate change. The key is to consider the long-term in the analysis. Let me explain. Some argue that it … [Read more...] about Do electric cars really reduce CO2 emissions?