Climate change

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How can we boost sustainable infrastructure investments?

Evidence is mounting that through the right mix of policies and incentives the world can significantly reduce climate risks while boosting...

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Three Trends in Sustainable Finance across LAC

2017 could be another record year for green investment products as the issuance of green bonds globally is forecast to rise to $206...

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Four reasons why the Caribbean private sector must invest in renewables

In the Caribbean, the year-round sunshine and extremely favorable insolation levels have not been enough to spur significant investments in...

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Green infrastructure: protect your oceanfront with a coral reef

Hurricane Matthew just swept across the Caribbean, leaving behind destruction and crumbled infrastructure. In Haiti, impassable roads and...

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Can an entire city switch to LED lights?

Over the past few years, LEDs have become increasingly common, as they provide long-lasting performance for a fraction of the energy used...

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Investing in water and sanitation is no dirty business

In an era of smart cities, 3D printing and artificial intelligence, The Economist awarded the “humble loo” the world’s greatest...

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Ports vulnerable to climate change but not to inaction

Ports are vulnerable to climate change. But vulnerability doesn’t call for inaction. It calls for an organized response that incorporates...

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Combining cattle and forestry: five benefits of silvopastoralism

Expanding silvopastoral systems in Latin America has enormous potential to mitigate climate change while increasing revenues for cattle...

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“One point five to stay alive” – Three ways the Caribbean’s private sector can mobilize climate action

One goal of the upcoming Paris negotiations is to limit global temperature rise to two degrees Celsius. The Caribbean is aiming even lower,...

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Adaptation matters: the private sector’s role adapting to climate change

At COP 21, let's not overlook the private sector's ongoing investment in adaptation to climate change. Agribusiness is one good place to...

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