Dec 2013
Author(s): Tsang, Kwok Ping;Amacher, Gregory S.;Kuuselaa, Olli-Pekka
Tradable permit markets for carbon dioxide (C02) emissions respond to short-run fluctuations in economic activity. To provide stability, both price and quantity interventions have been proposed.…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.;Vela, Mauricio A.
This paper focuses on the question of whether the magnitude of long-established environmentally related taxes (ERT) is related to countries environmental performance. While environmental taxes…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Participation in the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) strengthens the IDB's ability to help Latin America and the Caribbean adapt to potential climate change threats and mitigate greenhouse gas…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Rios, Ana R.;Peters, Sophia;Meirovich, Hilen
Developing countries could receive international climate financing through diverse resource streams (private investment, traditional development aid, dedicated national funds, carbon markets, etc.),…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Rios, Ana R.;Peters, Sophia;Meirovich, Hilen
Los países en desarrollo pueden recibir financiamiento internacional para el cambio climático a través de distintas fuentes de recursos (inversiones privadas, apoyo tradicional a programas de…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.;Bastos, Paulo
The increased occurrence of extreme weather conditions leading to drought is a key development challenge. This paper studies how these extreme events interact with the political process at the local…
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…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Martin, Carlos;Campillo, Gisela;Meirovich, Hilen;Navarrete, Jesús
In both developed and developing countries, sustainable and resilient public housing construction has been described as a convenient solution to the simultaneous challenges of 1) climate change…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Martin, Carlos;Campillo, Gisela;Meirovich, Hilen;Navarrete, Jesús
Tanto en los países en desarrollo como en los desarrollados, la construcción de viviendas públicas sustentables y resilientes es considerada una solución práctica a los desafíos actuales de 1)…
Aug 2013
Author(s): Weinschelbaum, Federico;Puente, Manuel;Galiani, Sebastián
Latin America has a comparative advantage in deforestation compared to other forms of climate change mitigation. Thus, to the extent that Latin America should engage in mitigation, the optimal…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Campos, Bruno;Díaz, Manuel;Clerc, Jacques
El objetivo general del estudio es desarrollar una metodología para la elaboración de curvas de abatimiento de gases de efecto invernadero para el sector de demanda energética, incorporando la…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Alatorre, Claudio;Alves, Leandro;Vergara, Walter
The Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) was initiated in 2011 with the aim of supporting a global transition to inclusive green growth through global alliance making and the promotion of public-private…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Alatorre, Claudio;Alves, Leandro;Vergara, Walter
Con el presente documento se busca estimular las discusiones, compromisos y formación de alianzas entre los gobiernos y el sector privado durante el foro. Los compromisos e ideas nuevas que surjan de…
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…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
Using data for all 2,454 municipalities of Mexico for the period 1980-2010, this paper analyzes the relationship between exposure to extreme temperatures and precipitation and death, as well as the…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Garlati, Adrian
Climate change is changing the frequency and intensity of Extreme Weather Events (EWEs), particularly in poor developing countries, and the international community is increasingly suggesting the…