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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

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Colombia is investing heavily in renewable sources of energy, in line with its 2021 Energy Transition Law. An offshore wind farm in Britain is pictured. // File Photo: Colombian Government.

Is Colombia on Track to Make the Shift to Renewables?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Colombia’s shift to renewable energy sources.

Diego Mesa Puyo, Karla Schiaffino, Schreiner Parker, Inés Elvira Vesga, John Padilla, Juanita Hernández Vidal

Energy Advisor ˙

Chile hopes to reduce CO2 emissions by producing 60 percent of its energy using renewable sources by 2032. This timeline is one of two KPIs in its sustainability-linked bond (SLB) issue. A coal-fired power plant is pictured. // File Photo: Chilean Government.

Will Sustainability Linked Bonds Work 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.

Luisa Palacios, Cristian Vallejo, Mariana Zepeda, Kathleen C. Barclay, James Channing, Wilfredo Araya, Rodrigo Andrade

Energy Advisor ˙

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm met with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Jan. 20 in Mexico City to discuss Mexico’s oil-centric energy reforms. // Photo: @SecGranholm via Twitter.

What Would AMLO’s Power Sector Plan Mean for Mexico?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mexican President López Obrador’s power sector plan.

Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, Amy Glover Drake, Earl Anthony Wayne, Pamela Starr, Larry B. Pascal, Nicolas Lloreda

Energy Advisor ˙

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Are López Obrador’s Latest Policies Detrimental to Mexico’s Power Sector?

An Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the López Obrador’s changes to the Mexican power sector.

Laura Carlsen, Pedro Niembro, Geoffrey Jones, Natalia Cosio, Larry Pascal, Juan Pomés, Dino Barajas, Fluvio Ruiz Alarcón, Ximena Herrera, Alexandro Padrés, Roxana Muñoz

Energy Advisor ˙

The coal-fired Bocamina plant in Chile, pictured above, is set to close completely by 2022, 18 years ahead of schedule. // File Photo: Chilean Government

Is Chile On Track to Become Carbon Neutral By 2050?

An Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on the progress of Chile’s transition toward renewable energy.

Andrés Rebolledo, Ricardo Raineri, Rodrigo Andrade, Cecilia Aguillón, María Trinidad Castro

Energy Advisor ˙

International companies and local industry groups have blasted Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s new power sector measures.

Do Mexico’s New Power Sector Rules Favor the State?

What do the new rules in Mexico’s power sector entail, and why have the sparked controversy among energy companies and local industry groups?

Héctor Castro Vizcarra, Jeremy Martin, Víctor Rodríguez, Dino Barajas, Geoffrey Jones, Pedro Niembro, Jose L. Valera, Doris Rodriguez, Carlos Chavez, Carlos Ochoa

Energy Advisor ˙

A terminal operated by Brazilian state oil company is pictured. // File Photo: Petrobras.

How Are Plunging Oil Prices Changing Petrobras’ Strategies?

What consequences does the global context—with both lower prices and falling demand—have on Petrobras’ long-term strategies and on Brazil’s oil and gas sector in general?

Nathália Weber Neiva Masulino, Vera de Brito de Gyarfas, Cleveland Jones, John Forman

Energy Advisor ˙

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro last month created a commission with the aim of revamping the country’s oil industry, which he said was in a state of emergency. // File Photo: Venezuelan Government.

What Does Maduro’s ‘Energy Emergency’ Mean for Venezuela?

How much will the latest sanctions hurt Venezuela’s oil production and exports, and will the move ultimately result in significantly more pressure on Maduro to step down?

Francisco J. Monaldi, Massimiliano Ballotta, Javier Coronado, Arturo H. Banegas Masiá, Richard N. Sawaya

Energy Advisor ˙

Nemonte Nenquimo, the president of the Waorani Pastaza Organization (Conconawep) and a plaintiff in the lawsuit. . // File Photo: Amazon Frontlines.

Can Ecuador Reap Oil Benefits While Protecting its Land?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the 2019 judicial win of the Waorani indigenous community against Ecuador.

Enrique Ortiz, Carlos Mazabanda, Mario Melo, Mario Flor

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