Composting is a concrete action to tackle climate change and it is expected to reach ~USD 5.7 billion by 2025. It is known that composting helps address climate change in various ways by: a) reducing the amount of methane released into the atmosphere, b) capturing carbon in the soil, lowering carbon dioxide emissions, c) helping grow plants and vegetables, which will also … [Read more...] about Cultivating Sustainability: Composting and Kitchen Garden Initiative in Barbados
As leaders gather in Paris this week for a summit on tackling climate change, and how our global financial system should evolve to be part of the solution, skeptics may wonder whether most of the world’s cash-strapped countries really have the incentives and the capacity to do much. After all, even wealthy countries are struggling to address what is undoubtedly the … [Read more...] about Latin America and Caribbean Innovations Point Way on Climate Change
Climate change has a negative impact on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), putting its population at risk and causing imbalances and disasters in its ecosystems. It also generates economic and social inequalities that suffer and impact the most vulnerable to a greater extent. However, the region has the opportunity to transition to carbon-free and climate-resilient … [Read more...] about Colombia Launches the Climate Investment Funds’ Renewable Energy Integration Program in Latin America
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?