Publications | ELLA
29
Jan
2014
GUIDE

Pursuing a Green Economy: Growth Alongside Environmental Sustainability in Latin America

Latin American countries have been implementing some innovative market incentives to catalyse the expansion of the green economy, in particular in relation to natural resource conservation and development of greener energy and infrastructure. This Guide explores these experiences to identify useful lessons for other regions of the world.

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15
Jan
2014
BRIEFS

Payments for Environmental Services: A Market Mechanism Protecting Latin America’s Forests

In Latin America, payments for environmental services schemes are the preferred market mechanism for forest conservation and reforestation. Success stories from the region provide a range of valuable lessons for other countries still struggling to curb deforestation.

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2
Jan
2014
BRIEFS

Incentives for Electricity Generation in a Green Economy: Effective Frameworks from Latin America

Latin American countries are implementing innovative policy and market mechanisms to catalyse the development of nonconventional renewable energy sources. This Brief presents some of the region’s success stories.

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12
Dec
2013
BRIEFS

Green Building in Latin America

Amidst rapid urbanisation, Latin American countries have been scaling-up green building, in some cases achieving significant reductions in energy consumption, water use, carbon dioxide emissions, and solid waste. This Brief explores how.

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15
Nov
2013
BRIEFS

Economic Instruments for Water Pollution Management in Latin America

What are the success factors behind Latin America’s use of economic instruments to improve water quality and generate new revenue for abatement?

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