Daniel Gajardo

Chile |  Co-Founder, Reciprocal


Daniel Gajardo is an interdisciplinary environmentalist originally from Santiago, Chile, and the co-founder of Reciprocal, the first environmental venture studio in Latin America in the Caribbean. Previously he was a Sustainable Finance Fellow and a Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford University, where he pursued a dual master’s in environment and international policy. Gajardo writes about current environment and climate change issues, with perspectives from the Global South, and has been published by Mongabay, the World Resources Institute, and Chinese Dialogue.

Gajardo was a contributor to the Inter-American Dialogue blog. 

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A New Player in Carbon Trading: Governments

There is a new source of controversy around carbon offsets the role of governments. Nation-states are getting more involved in voluntary carbon markets (VCMs), and that is not necessarily a bad thing. Indeed, it was only a matter of time before governments began to participate, and, if done right, such…

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