Last week, the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, announced that the central objective of the UN for 2021 will be to build a Global Coalition for Carbon Neutrality. He stated that he firmly believes that “2021 can be a new kind of leap year — the year of a quantum leap towards carbon neutrality”. With 110 countries having committed to carbon neutrality by 2050 there is … [Read more...] about 41 billion reasons why Costa Rica’s progress on decarbonization can inspire the world
Looking back over the IDB’s last 15 years of improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean, our support to Costa Rica’s National Decarbonization Plan stands out as a framework for the future. The IDB’s collaboration with the Government of Costa Rica shows how development institutions can effectively promote synergies between advancing countries’ sectorial development … [Read more...] about Costa Rica’s Decarbonization Plan provides a framework for the future
As part of its 2018-2050 National Decarbonization Plan to address the climate crisis and improve the quality of life of citizens, Costa Rica presented financial, fiscal, tariff and infrastructure solutions that will boost the electrification of public transport. By committing to support and accompany this national objective, he assumed his regional leadership. In the framework … [Read more...] about Costa Rica reaffirms its leadership in electric mobility
President Carlos Alvarado together with the first lady, Claudia Dobles, recently presented the Decarbonization Plan of Costa Rica. The plan is based on the Paris Agreement that seeks to limit the increase in global temperature well below 2 ° C above pre-industrial levels. Climate science is clear; to get there we need to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to zero between 2050 … [Read more...] about How much is it going to cost to decarbonize the transport sector in Costa Rica?