To coincide with Earth Day 2020, we have pulled together a brief list of articles by the IDB’s Climate Change Division. While COVID-19 rightly dominates the headlines as countries focus on the immediate medical emergency, it is important that we don’t take our eyes off the climate and ecological emergencies too.
As we show below, the coronavirus provides a stark reminder that protecting biodiversity and confronting the climate crisis is also about protecting our own health. Looking to the future, recovery plans that put people and the planet first via sustainable infrastructure investments guided by long-term decarbonization strategies will be essential to deliver on the objectives of the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals.
What is the link between COVID-19 and the ecological and climate emergencies?
Can COVID-19 help us to visualize a more sustainable and resilient future?
Four reasons why civil society should support sustainable infrastructure post COVID-19
Assessing disaster and climate risk is a crucial step to project resilience
Getting to net-zero emissions is possible, necessary and can bring multiple economic benefits
Consulte nuestro Informe de Sostenibilidad 2019
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