Understanding the COP21 Contributions in Light of Renewable Energy in Latin America: Mexico and Costa Rica

28 September 2015 | Climate Change, Transport


Countries across the globe are committed to create a universal climate agreement by COP21 held in Paris in December 2015. The Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) will be the key items for negotiation. During this webinar, Dr. Araya will give us an overview of the INDCs and their importance. Dr. Ley and Dr. Palma-Rojas will exemplify INDCs using two specific cases, Mexico and Costa Rica, respectively. We will conclude the webinar with Dr. Lopez’s remarks on Latinoamerica Renovable’s bioenergy initiative to address renewable energy in transportation, which is a future application of renewable energies in the region.

Moderators: Virginia Yu, Communication Officer, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Dr. Dora López, PhD, Founder Latinoamérica Renovable; Speakers: Dr. Mónica Araya PhD, Founder & Executive Director Nivela; Dr. Debora Ley, PhD., Scientific Board Member at Latinoamérica Renovable; Dr. Silvia Palma-Rojas PhD., Scientific Board Member at Latinoamérica Renovable.