Mexico Struggles to Turn Climate Change Commitments Into Action

Mexico Struggles to Turn Climate Change Commitments Into Action
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Paris, France, Nov. 30, 2015 (AP photo by Michel Euler).

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing WPR series on countries’ risk exposure, contribution and response to climate change. Leaders from Canada, the United States and Mexico are to meet later this month for the so-called Three Amigos summit, and climate change is expected to dominate the agenda. In an email interview, Alexis Arthur, an independent energy consultant, discussed Mexico’s response to climate change. WPR: What is Mexico’s risk exposure to climate change, what effects of climate change are already apparent, and what sorts of mitigation approaches will it have to adopt or develop? Alexis Arthur: Like many […]

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