April 22 is Earth Day and it is a reminder of one of the most pressing issues we face today: climate change. This year's Earth Day coincides with the just recent launch of the IPCC's sixth assessment report on climate change, making it a particularly significant occasion. The report's findings highlight the urgent need for action to address the climate crisis and protect our … [Read more...] about Earth Day: a friendly reminder to address the climate crisis!
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released the synthesis report of its sixth assessment report, which provides an overview of the state of knowledge on climate change. What are more than 200 scientists saying about the risks of climate change? They are warning yet again about the critical challenges associated with rising temperatures. But a key … [Read more...] about Where There is Hope, There is Opportunity For Low-Carbon and Climate-Resilient Economies in Latin America and the Caribbean
We are in a global and systemic transformation. Global temperatures have already risen by 1.1 degree, and we are seeing intensified droughts and wildfires in the southern cone and more frequent and violent hurricanes in the Caribbean and Central America. At the same time, we are living in the sustainability revolution with impact and scale like the industrial revolution. Global … [Read more...] about Responding to Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities in LAC
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 holidays remind us of the cultural power of food: nothing connects loved ones together the way a shared meal can. That is, of course, until talking about sensitive issues spoils the party. This holiday season, Latin Americans and Caribbeans gather to celebrate religious milestones (including a world cup!) just as global leaders have enacted a framework to protect … [Read more...] about We can share delicious meals while preserving biodiversity and the climate – if we chose what we eat and how we produce it