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Patricia Espinosa

Patricia Espinosa

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Patricia Espinosa, Chair of the Latin America and Caribbean Advisory Board of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero, is a member of the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet’s Global Leadership Council and Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of onepoint5, an ESG consulting firm specializing in climate change. 

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  1. Accelerating Latin America’s Clean-Energy Revolution
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    Accelerating Latin America’s Clean-Energy Revolution

    Nov 29, 2023 Patricia Espinosa & Lourdes Melgar tout the huge opportunities and identify the main challenges of the transition to renewables in the region.

  2. From Intention to Action at COP26
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    From Intention to Action at COP26

    Oct 4, 2021 Patricia Espinosa identifies four metrics for measuring success at the upcoming climate summit in Glasgow.

  3. The Climate Fight’s Next Turning Point
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    The Climate Fight’s Next Turning Point

    Aug 28, 2018 Patricia Espinosa & Anne Hidalgo say that further progress in combating global warming requires a new form of inclusive multilateralism.

  4. Mother Nature vs. Climate Change
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    Mother Nature vs. Climate Change

    Nov 16, 2016 Martha Rojas Urrego & Patricia Espinosa say countries must conserve and expand natural ecosystems as part of their carbon-reduction efforts.

  5. The Climate’s Low-Hanging Fruit
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    The Climate’s Low-Hanging Fruit

    Sep 9, 2016 Patricia Espinosa & Mario Molina say cutting hydrofluorocarbons would reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and add to energy efficiency.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

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    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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