Picture this. Instead of being stuck in traffic jams, you spend time with family or play football with friends. Instead of spending money on car bills and gasoline, you spend it on a healthy dinner or save it for your next holiday. And instead of getting sick from inhaling fumes and forgetting your city overlooks the Andes, you breathe fresh air and see blue skies. This is … [Read more...] about Walkable cities and electric mobility would mean cheaper transport and cleaner air. Can governments deliver?
Electromobility worldwide has advanced significantly, and it is estimated that by 2025 there will be more than 40 million electric vehicles in operation. In the case of Peru, although incipient, the electromobility market shows great potential. National public policies seek to promote electric mobility as an alternative to mitigate the environmental impacts of urban … [Read more...] about Electric mobility will allow Lima to come out of the health crisis better prepared for a climate crisis
The current health crisis forced the Chilean capital, like the rest of the world, to stop. This pause allowed Santiago to immediately experience the benefits of much better air quality. During the first weeks of April, the low use of fossil fuels resulted in a 29% reduction in PM 2.5 and a 71% reduction in Nitrogen Oxide. Thus, seeking to preserve good air quality, in tune … [Read more...] about Electromobility as a key element for post-COVID-19 recovery in Chile
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?