Same Caribbean, Different Disaster: Climate Change and COVID-19
COVID-19 is an unprecedented crisis; but climate change brings us challenges that we do know how to build resilience for. Ahead of the next Atlantic Hurricane season, the IDB discusses with Marla the economics of climate change, how to minimize impacts when disasters hit, why climate-adaptive infrastructure is cheaper in the long-run, and the impacts of climate change on inequality.
J’accuse…! This Interview with Marla Dukharan focuses on why the EU’s blacklist constitutes institutionalized racism and bullying. Marla’s report at https://bit.ly/blacklisteu
Startling results from the IDB’s COVID-19 survey show how quickly vulnerability has increased in the Caribbean. From nearly 12,500 surveys the IDB looks at job losses, business impacts and hunger & changes in diet in the first 6 weeks of the Great Lockdown in the Caribbean. Read the survey at https://blogs.iadb.org/caribbean-dev-trends/en/covid-19-the-caribbean-crisis/ The video features Laura […]
How will COVID-19 impact tourism, remittances and GDP in the Caribbean? Marla Dukharan interviews Maria Alejandra Zegarra and Henry Mooney of the IDB to gain insight into the potential economic scenarios under COVID-19. This video offers highlights of the IDB’s economic scenarios from their quarterly report, which can be downloaded at https://flagships.iadb.org/en/caribbean-region-quarterly-bulletin-2020-q1