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Are ESG Goals Having an Impact in Central America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on ESG goals in Central America.

Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Andrea Bonime-Blanc, Andrea Jarquín, Tatiana Reuben, Enrique Crespo, Diana Chavez

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Prospects for Offshore Wind Energy in LAC

On September 9, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a webinar entitled “Offshore Wind Energy in LAC – Gauging Speed and Direction.”

MK Vereen, Daniela Stevens

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What Will Climate Investments Mean for Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on climate commitments in the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act and their impact on Latin America and the Caribbean.

MK Vereen, Nate Graham, José Goldemberg, Leila Salazar-López, Diana Chavez

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Great Expectations: Colombian Energy Policy under Petro

As part of his energy and climate campaign promises, Colombian President-elect Gustavo Petro’s intention to halt oil exploration and pilot fracking projects and accelerate the transition to renewable energy raises questions about the direction of energy policy in the country.

Simón Ladino Cano

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Member in the News: Claudia López

Claudia López, mayor of Bogotá, was selected as the next president of Metropolis, an organization focused on connecting leaders from metropolitan areas from around the world in order to share knowledge and collaborate on common problems.

Claudia López

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Semana

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Enablers of Low-Carbon Hydrogen in LAC

On June 28, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a webinar entitled “Low-Carbon Hydrogen in LAC – Prospects and Pathways”. This online event sought to explore public and private sector plans to develop the hydrogen industry in the region, specifically focusing on barriers to the production, use, and commercialization of low-carbon hydrogen as well as international and cross-sectoral cooperation strategies to accelerate the implementation of this technology.

Simón Ladino Cano, MK Vereen

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The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Haris launched the U.S.-Caribbean Partnership to Address the Climate Crisis 2030, or PACC 2030, at the Summit of the Americas, pictured above. // File Photo: @VP via Twitter.

What Can a U.S.-Caribbean Energy Alliance Achieve?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the U.S.-Caribbean Partnership to Address the Climate Crisis 2030.

John Kerry, Riyad Insanally, R. Kirk Sherr, Steven Debipersad, Cletus I. Springer

Energy Advisor ˙

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Climate Adaptation in the Northern Triangle: How the United States Can Foster Locally Led and Sustainable Change

This report, informed by the Dialogue’s Task Force on Climate Change in the Northern Triangle, complements the recommendations of the previous report in the series, on themes such as agriculture, water, energy, and finance, with strategic recommendations for US assistance to foster effective and sustainable adaptation, especially through empowering local leadership.

Nate Graham, MK Vereen, Allison Woolverton

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Member in the News: Mia Amor Mottley

Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, has been named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2022.

Mia Amor Mottley

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Time Magazine

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Member in the News: Christiana Figueres

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. 

Christiana Figueres

Member in the News ˙ ˙ La Republica

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Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere – Towards the Summit of the Americas

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.

Andrea Colombo

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The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere

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.

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