Christiana Figueres was awarded the honorary title of “Dame of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
On March 31, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to present its biennial Sol M. Linowitz policy report titled: “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere: Towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas”. During the event, panelists discussed the main findings and recommendations of the report and analyzed the current state of regional and hemispheric cooperation.
Across the Americas, political leadership committed to greater collaboration to tackle health, social, economic, and political challenges has been sorely lacking. The Dialogue is pleased to present the 2022 Linowitz report “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere,” which provides an analysis of the interrelated challenges facing the Western Hemisphere today and policy proposals to enhance collaboration across the hemisphere, all with an eye towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas.
Electric vehicles (EV) play an essential role in mitigating transport sector emissions, reducing air pollution, slashing reliance on oil imports, and improving urban mobility. The six nations of Central America covered in this publication—Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama—are all at differing stages of developing EV markets.
A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Colombia’s shift to renewable energy sources.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of the Ukrainian invasion on hunger in Latin America.
A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on whether sustainability linked bonds can work in Latin America and the Caribbean.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the growth of technology skills and businesses in the region.
Rural subsistence farmers, ethnic communities, women, and young people are disproportionately affected by climate change in the Northern Triangle, according to a report by the Inter-American Dialogue, which focuses on adaptation in the region with an emphasis on climate justice and mitigating the impacts on vulnerable communities.
In his interview with the Georgetown Americas Institute, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, talks with Muni Jensen, series host, about Latin America’s electoral agenda, the climate agenda, economic recovery, and his leadership at the Dialogue.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on ESG data reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, received the 2021 Champion of the Earth award for Policy Leadership by the United Nations Environment Programme, the UN’s highest environmental honor.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of carbon tariffs on steel imports in Latin America.
As delegates from around the world finish up their business in Glasgow at the United Nations climate conference, Mexico has not increased its emissions-mitigation goal, as countries pledged under the 2015 Paris Agreement. Its president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is doubling down on policies that would make his country the second-largest greenhouse gas emitter in Latin America and the 16th largest in the world, even more of a polluter.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effectiveness of climate promises and initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean.