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    IDB Support for Colombia’s Climate Change Work / BID apoya esfuerzos de Colombia sobre el cambio climático

    Thursday, October 1st, 2009

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB supports Colombia’s climate change agenda

    Reforms linked to new loan will help reduce vulnerability to climate change and take advantage of emerging carbon markets

    Colombia will implement an ambitious climate change program that includes reducing vulnerability and strengthening climate-related institutions, as part of a financial package approved yesterday by the Inter-American [...]

    Climate Change Adaptation Costs May Be Very Underestimated

    Friday, August 28th, 2009

    From the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED):
    Costs of adapting to climate change significantly under-estimated

    UN climate negotiations should aim for substantially more funding

    Scientists led by a former co-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will warn today that the UN negotiations aimed at tackling climate change are based on substantial underestimates of [...]

    Estimating Climate Change’s Probable Economic Impacts on Central America

    Monday, June 2nd, 2008

    Temas Note: Check this post for a discussion of an earlier attempt at analyzing the economic impacts of global climate change for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) that served as the regional input to the Stern Review.
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    From the UN Economic Commission for Latin America & the Caribbean (ECLAC):
    Study On the Economics of Climate Change [...]

    Sustainable Energy & Climate Change Fund for LAC Launched / Lanzó el Fondo de Energía Sostenible y Cambio Climático para ALC / Lançou o Fundo de Energia Sustentável e Mudança Climática

    Thursday, August 9th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB approves US$20 million for Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Fund
    Fund will support economically and environmentally sound energy options in Latin America and the Caribbean
    The Inter-American Development Bank today launched the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Fund (SECCI Fund), with an initial US$20 million contribution, to support economically and environmentally [...]

    About Keith R.

    Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

    Keith founded Temas Actuales LLC, a specialized consultancy focused principally on the Americas. The main focus of Temas has been environmental, health, safety and consumer protection issues in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). He is the author of the book “Solid Wastes and Recycling in Latin America & the Caribbean: Trends [...]