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Back to cleaner?: Covid-19, Lockdowns, and Pollution in LAC cities

This #GraphForThought shows the extent of this "lock-down effect" in eight large LAC cities.  

Why Paraguay can be “beacon state” for forest management

Paraguay needed to support to reduce deforestation. And partly as a consequence of that destruction, the country was not able to fully realise the massive potential of its forests to support climate…  

Proteger la red de contención de la humanidad

El mundo enfrenta una crisis de biodiversidad. Hemos perdido más del 60% de las poblaciones de especies en los últimos 50 años.  

UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change

Celebrities and youth activists met today with UN officials, governments and civil society to launch Mission 1.5, a campaign that aims to bridge the gap between people and governments on ambitious…  

Los riesgos de la pérdida de biodiversidad para las ciudades.

Una cosa quedó clara en el Foro Económico Mundial de este año; la naturaleza está a la cabeza de la agenda. La pérdida de biodiversidad no solo obtuvo el tercer lugar en las amenazas más severas que…  

Cómo el cambio climático alimenta la violencia contra las mujeres

Para muchas mujeres, el cambio climático puede ser una causa directa de violencia.  

Going with the Wind: Transition to Clean Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean

So, how does LAC fare in terms of its energy use? According to a widely used index, the “energy intensity indicator”, LAC is the most efficient region in the world when it comes to energy use. This…  

Strengthening Early Warning Systems in the Caribbean Early Warning Systems Nationall Assessments & Roadmaps

This document provides an overview of the results and lessons of the national assessment and planning processes to strengthen Early Warning Systems in each country. Five countries were supported in…  

Strengthening Early Warning Systems in the Caribbean (SSC Strategy)

This document provides a systematization of the results, lessons, processes and tools used in the process of South-South Cooperation (SSC) between the five Caribbean countries and Cuba, given the…  

Ecuador receives US$ 18.5 million for having reduced its deforestation

The decision praised Ecuador’s efforts and commitment to implement environmental initiatives and policies for forest conservation and promotion of the sustainable use of biodiversity. The country went…  

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