Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa;Esquivel, Maricarmen;Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Suarez, Ginés;Zuloaga, Daniela
The effects of climate change and disasters triggered by natural hazards pose a significant threat to sustainable development in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. According to the Bank’s…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa;Esquivel, Maricarmen;Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Suarez, Ginés;Zuloaga, Daniela
El presente documento resume la Metodología de evaluación del riesgo de desastres y cambio climático desarrollada y sometida a pruebas piloto durante 2017 y 2018. Si bien la Metodología es el…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Feng, Kuishuang;Hubacek, Klaus;Liu, Yu;Marchán, Estefanía;Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Energy subsidies have been criticized due to their economic inefficiency and promotion of wasteful usage of energy and associated carbon emissions. Conversely, environmental taxes are advocated as…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Feng, Kuishuang;Hubacek, Klaus;Liu, Yu;Marchán, Estefanía;Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Los subsidios a la energía son criticados debido a su ineficiencia económica, por promover un uso derrochador de la energía, y como consecuencia incrementar las emisiones de carbono. Por otro lado,…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;World Bank;African Development Bank;IDB Invest;Asian Development Bank;European Investment Bank;Islamic Development Bank
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance is an annual collaborative effort to make public MDB climate finance figures for developing and emerging economies, together with a…
May 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;IDB Invest
This document presents a framework for both public and private sectors to support planning, designing, and financing of infrastructure that is economically, financially, socially, environmentally,…
May 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;BID Invest
Este documento presenta un marco, tanto para el sector público como para el sector privado, con el fin de apoyar la planificación, el diseño y el financiamiento de obras de infraestructura que sean…
May 2018
Author(s): Georgoulias, Andreas;Frisari, Giovanni Leo;Meller, Hendrik;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia;Serebrisky, Tomás;Watkins, Graham George
This paper identifies the role, conditions for engagement, and contributions of institutional investors in infrastructure projects in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region. Institutional…
May 2018
Author(s): Georgoulias, Andreas;Carvalho Fernandes de Oliveira, Julia;Meller, Hendrik;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia;Serebrisky, Tomás;Watkins, Graham George
This paper reviews country- and sector-level upstream planning and procurement approaches of water, transport, and energy infrastructure projects in Bolivia, Chile, El Salvador, Jamaica, Nicaragua,…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Pfeiffer, Alexander;Hepburn, Cameron;Vogt-Schilb, Adrien;Caldecott, Ben
Over the coming decade, the power sector is expected to invest ~7.2 trillion USD in power plants and grids globally, much of it into CO2-emitting coal and gas plants. These assets typically have a…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Llaguno, Duval;Briceño, Bertha;Morales, Olga;Bersano Calot, Lara;García, Carolina Inés
“¿Y tú qué harías?” es una nueva metodología para compartir aprendizajes surgidos de la experiencia de la ejecución de proyectos de desarrollo. Es una herramienta que combina la reflexión sobre casos…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sets global standards for sustainability reporting, relying on best practices for reporting on a range of economic, environmental, and social impacts. This is…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The geographic location of the Latin America and the Caribbean region makes it susceptible to natural disasters, including hurricanes, landslides, droughts, and earthquakes. In 2017, Latin America…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La ubicación geográfica de la región de América Latina y el Caribe la vuelve susceptible a los desastres naturales, entre ellos los huracanes, los corrimientos de tierra, las sequías y los terremotos…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Watkins, Graham George;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia;Meller, Hendrik;Frisari, Giovanni Leo;Melo, Rahissa;Georgoulias, Andreas
This paper introduces a framework of sustainability criteria that covers an integrated spectrum of economic, financial, environmental, social, and institutional dimensions for infrastructure projects…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien;Meunier, Guy;Hallegatte, Stephane
This paper finds that it is optimal to start a long-term emission-reduction strategy with significant short-term abatement investment, even if the optimal carbon price starts low and grows…