Intern, Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries Program
Ignacio Albe is currently a Yenching Scholar at the Yenching Academy of Peking University, where he is pursuing a master’s degree in China Studies, Politics, and International Relations, looking specifically at Sino-Latin American relations. Albe graduated with an honors diploma from the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a B.A. in International Relations, where he was also distinguished as his class valedictorian. During his undergraduate years, he was also an exchange scholar at Loyola University Maryland in 2017 and a Fulbright scholar at the University of Texas at Austin in 2018. Between 2018 and 2019, he also served as the assistant to the Mayor of Pilar, in the province of Buenos Aires in Argentina, where he came face to face with the realities of climate change and how lives are destroyed by recurrent flooding. At the Dialogue, he works as an Intern at the Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries Program in the Summer 2021 term.
La Fundación Propagas, la Universidad Central del Este y el Diálogo Interamericano celebraron el jueves 3 de junio la Quinta Edición de la Cátedra Magistral Ambiental, dedicada a la señora Rosa Margarita Bonetti de Santana, destacada medioambientalista de la República Dominicana.
Chile’s initiative to fully phase out coal generation by 2040 will be critical for the Southern Cone country to comply with its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement. However, despite the urgency of slashing Chile’s emissions, ensuring that coal workers are not economically abandoned in the process exemplifies one of the main challenges for policymakers surrounding the just transition.