The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program and Environmental Change and Security Program and the World Bank’s Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Region will discuss the regional portion of the World Bank’s new report, Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal .
The report—co-authored by Bank experts and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research—analyzes the challenges that Latin America and the Caribbean face due to climate change impacts. A Spanish summary will also be available.
Jorge Familiar, Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, The World Bank
Karin Kemper, Senior Regional Adviser, The World Bank
Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Senior Policy Advisor, Conservation International
Gustavo Fonseca, Director of Programs, Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Cynthia Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Wilson Center