Jorge Wolpert, Sedatu

Jorge talks about the vulnerability of Mexico to climate change and how the government is concerned about increasing the resilience of Mexican cities. He cites Hurricane Patricia as a recent example of how Mexican cities have to prepare and manage for a climate related disasters. Jorge tells Climate Home that Mexico is aligning adaptation alongside mitigation efforts and emphasises the co-benefits of this approach particularly when developing NAMAs. Jorge concludes on the success of Mexico in showing climate action leadership in Latin America and its success in engaging other Latin American countries to engage to a similar level.