The cost of green recovery is less than the losses that climate change will leave in Latin America
The director of UNEP for Latin America and the Caribbean, Piedad Martín, warns that the region is missing the opportunity to recover in a more environmentally sustainable way
Hard-hit by COVID-19, Latin America seen skimping on climate cash
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Latin America is investing too little in a green economic recovery from COVID-19, with only 2% of the region’s stimulus funds being spent on projects that help fight climate change, new data from Oxford University showed on Thursday.
Betting on renewable energies, key to Panama's economic recovery
Panama’s economy collapsed 17.9% in 2020 due to covid-19, which has infected 361,319 people and killed 6,192 in just over a year of crisis, according to official data.
ACCELERATING THE ENERGY TRANSITION WOULD CREATE ABOUT 15 THOUSAND NEW JOBS BY 2024
A pioneering study for Panama, prepared by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) indicates that integrating the Energy Transition Agenda into post-COVID-19 recovery plans is an investment that will bring significant benefits to the economy, with the generation of 15 thousand new jobs in the next 3 years.