The sustainability revolution requires interaction and collaboration among various actors to generate the transformational changes needed to address the impacts of climate change. That is why the public and private sectors, civil society and academia must join forces to drive strategies and action towards a carbon-free and climate-resilient economy. The climate change crisis … [Read more...] about Six Lessons on the Sustainability Revolution from “One Region, One Commitment”
We live in a world full of uncertainties. The COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine are but two of the last examples. Climate change similarly comes with uncertainties, and we are seeing it with what happened in Texas in the last winter for instance: an unexpected change of “normal” climate conditions generated a serious humanitarian crisis due to the collapse of the power … [Read more...] about How do we rethink water planning in the face of a future shaped by climate change?
The climate crisis is underway and is increasingly getting hard to ignore. July 2021 joins the one in 2020 as the third warmest July on record globally. Brazil suffered from extremely low temperatures that sent international prices for coffee and sugar higher. Greece went through the worst heatwave since 1987, reaching 46°C in some regions, unleashing devastating wildfires that … [Read more...] about Three ways NDC Invest can help countries of Latin America and the Caribbean deliver ambitious climate and development agendas
The recently released 6th Assessment Report of the IPCC has provided further insights on climate science and they confirm the projections being shared for some years. Along with the clear message that human influence has warmed the climate at a rate that is unprecedented in the last 20,000 years, the report underlines that climate change is already affecting every inhabited … [Read more...] about Barbados demonstrates climate leadership with an ambitious updated NDC
Peru has been severely hit by the pandemic and faces one of the deepest crises of the last 50 years. In addition to the highest mortality per person in the world, during 2020 the country suffered an economic impact equivalent to more than 20% of GDP (US$ 35.8 billion). Meanwhile, unprecedented heat waves in North America and floods in Europe remind us that another crisis … [Read more...] about Carbon neutrality could provide Peru with US$140 billion in net benefits