Nov 2017
Author(s): Marchán, Estefanía; Espinasa, Ramón; Yépez-García, Ariel
This report quantifies the effect of energy prices and subsidies in Latin America and the Caribbean and finds that discretionary price-setting mechanisms often lead to expensive, inefficient, and…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Paredes, Juan Roberto; Ramírez C., John J.
This monograph describes the linkages between the concept of capacity in energy markets and the characteristics of Variable Renewable Energies (VRE), hydro, solar, and wind. We live in a carbon-…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Paredes, Juan Roberto; Ramírez C., John J.
Esta monografía describe la relación entre el concepto de capacidad en los mercados energéticos y las características de las Energías Renovables Variables (ERV) mostrando con ejemplos prácticos cómo…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Gischler, Christiaan; Janson, Nils; Espinasa, Ramón; Humpert, Malte
This paper focuses on how the Eastern Caribbean can achieve its unrealized sustainable energy potential, where: "Eastern Caribbean" means Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Levy, Alberto
2016 will surely be the hottest year since records began in the 19th century. The increase will be very close to the target set in the Paris Agreement to avoid an increase in global temperature by 1.…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben; Harnett, Elizabeth; Cojoianu, Theodor; Kok, Irem; Pfeiffer, Alexander
Over the last few years, the topic of "stranded assets" resulting from environment-related risk factors has loomed larger. These factors include the effects of physical climate change as…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben
Over the last few years the topic of "stranded assets" created by environment-related risk factors, including physical climate change impacts and societal responses to climate change, has…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben
En los últimos años, el tema de los activos abandonados o en desuso ("stranded assets") como consecuencia de factores de riesgo relacionados con el medioambiente, entre ellos los impactos…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Janson, Nils; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Espinasa, Ramón
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Janson, Nils; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Espinasa, Ramón
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Janson, Nils; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Espinasa, Ramón
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Janson, Nils; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Espinasa, Ramón
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Janson, Nils; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Espinasa, Ramón
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Janson, Nils; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Espinasa, Ramón
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
May 2015
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Trinidad and Tobago faces a challenge with regards to climate change. The country contributes less than 1.0 % of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but its annual emissions per capita rank very…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Funaro, Rita
This issue of IDEA covers some of the IDB's recent research on climate change, including efforts on both the mitigation and adaptation fronts. That research includes both surprising findings…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Funaro, Rita
Este número de IDEA trata algunas de las recientes investigaciones del BID sobre el cambio climático, incluyendo los esfuerzos tanto en el frente de la mitigación como de la adaptación. Esa…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Vergara, Walter; Rios, Ana R.; Galindo Paliza, Luis Miguel; Gutman, Pablo; Isbell, Paul; Suding, Paul Hugo; Samaniego, Joseluis
This book is a joint effort lead by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Vergara, Walter; Rios, Ana R.; Galindo Paliza, Luis Miguel; Gutman, Pablo; Isbell, Paul; Suding, Paul Hugo; Samaniego, Joseluis
El presente informe surge en el contexto de la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible que tuvo lugar en Río de Janeiro del 20 al 22 de junio de 2012. Aborda una realidad…