Jorge Leon Wolpert

COP20: Jorge León Wolpert, SEDATU

COP20 (10/12/14) – Jorge León Wolpert begins by informing RTCC of the recent Alliance of the Pacific formed by the presidents of Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico. The countries have issued a joint announcement stating their commitment to work together towards adaptation and mitigation efforts, due to their share vulnerabilities to climate change.

Jorge León Wolpert then elaborates on Mexico’s interest in green solutions and explains that due to Mexico’s vulnerability and high public awareness, sustainable solutions are necessary and cost-effective due to the social and economic co-benefits. In particular Mexico see NAMAs as a good solution and are really pushing forward on this area.