Greater cooperation between countries, states, cities, the private sector and civil society in the U.S. and Latin America can play a vital role in making the hemisphere more secure by improving resilience to climate change.
Guy Edwards, is co-director of the Climate and Development Lab, a think tank at Brown University. He is also an associate at the sustainability strategy group, Nivela. He previously worked for the Inter-American Development Bank as a consultant and resident manager of the Huaorani Ecolodge in the Ecuadorian Amazon. He has a Masters degree in Latin American studies from the University of London. Guy’s first book, A Fragmented Continent: Latin America and the global politics of climate change, was published by MIT Press in 2015. His work has been published by The New York Times, Project Syndicate, The Guardian, Brookings Institution, Americas Quarterly, El Universal, La Tercera, El Comercio (Ecuador) and Chatham House.
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