IDB Finances Mexican Work on Climate Change / BID financiará agenda de México sobre cambio climáticoFriday, November 21st, 2008
From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
IDB supports climate change agenda in Mexico
Finances innovations and reforms for climate change mitigation and adaptation, along with climate action plans in over 10 Mexican states
The Inter-American Development Bank will finance the first national study on the economic impact of climate change, measures to mitigate that impact and climate change […]
In early May the Andean Community (CAN) released its report on the probable impact of global climate change on its four member states (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru).
One of the key conclusions of El Carmbio Climático no tiene fronteras (“Climate Change Does Not Have Borders”) is that by 2025 the impacts of global climate change will […]
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.
From the UN Economic Commission for Latin America & the Caribbean (ECLAC):
Study On the Economics of Climate Change […]
It is a pleasure to welcome a second guest post by Brazilian Federal Deputy Arnaldo Jardim — for a full introduction please see his "Cidadania Ambiental." As I mentioned in that post, for those of you who cannot read Portuguese, you can always use the handy translation button in the righthand column of this blog.
World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). Brazil Low-carbon Country Case Study. Published by World Bank Group. English. 2010. 286 pp.
This report by ESMAP seeks to identify ways to reduce Brazil’s greenhouse gas emissions without seriously compromising its development efforts. The Bank proposes a low-carbon scenario that would represent a 37% reduction in […]
In Part I, I looked at the implications for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) of the main body of analysis, discussion and policy recommendations in the Stern Review. Here in Part II, I look at the LAC-focused report commissioned by Stern as an input to the overall Review.
Implications from the Back-up Report on […]
Okay, I know what you’re thinking: the Stern Review — the analysis of the economic costs/benefits of coming to grips with global climate change that was commissioned by the UK Government and coordinated by the head of the Government Economic Service (and ex-Chief Economist at the World Bank) Sir Nicholas Stern — has been out […]