In the Media

Interview by WWF-MEX  (09. 2017)

 

 

In this interview I talk about the outcomes of MEXIREC’s Ministerial Round Table on renewable energy and WWF’s expectations on future policy developments in this field. The interview was made by Valeria Cruz from WWF México at the venue of the Conference (Mexico City, 2017). Click here to know more.


Article at La Jornada (09. 2017)

 

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In this article I explain what are core elements for a just energy transition to take place in Mexico. The article (in Spanish) was co-authored by Santiago Lorenzo Alonso and was originally published at La Jornada en Línea. Click here to know more.


Panel lead at WWF/FVS Intl. Symposium on Fiscal Policies for a Just Energy Transition  (06. 2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is the panel of discussion I led at WWF/FVS Intl. Symposium “Fiscal Policies for a Just Energy Transition” (Buenos Aires, 2017). The conversation (in Spanish) explored examples of macroeconomic, sectorial and enterprise policies that have been implemented by state and non-state actors in the interest of propelling a sustainable energy transition at local, national or international level.  This panel included Azhara Lopez Duran (ENEL), Arianne van Andel (Centro Ecuménico Diego Medellín), and Ana Sanchez Lopez (Intl. Consultant Green Jobs) as participants. Click here to know more.

 


Interview at +Negocios (03. 2017)

 

In this intervew, I compare Colombia against other Latin American countries in terms of renewable energy market development. The interview (in Spanish) was given to Heraldo’s News Paper – Business Magazine “+negocios” (Bogotá, 2017).


Interview at LATAM Business Network  (03. 2017)

 

In this intervew, I share some of my views on the development of renewables in Mexico. The interview was given to Latam Business Network (Zurich, 2017). Click here to know more.


Interview at UDLAP  (02. 2017)

 

In this intervew, I explain a bit about my job as sustainable energy strategist and how my undergraduate education contributed to my environmenatlist formation. The interview (in Spanish) was given at UDLAP  (Puebla, 2017). Click here to know more.


Interview at HispanTV  (11. 2016)

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In this intervew, I explain the role Latin America and the Caribbean can play on reducing greenhouse gases emissions and mitigate climate change. The interview (in Spanish) was given at HispanTV (Asunción, 2016). Click here to know more.


Interview at EFE-LatinoAmerica  (11. 2016)

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In this interview I talk about the link between renewable energy and a equitable and sustainable development in Latin America.  The interview (in Spanish/English) was given to Agencia EFE (Asunción, 2016). Click here to know more.


Interview at ABC  (11. 2016)

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In this interview I talk about the renewable energy horizon in Paraguay.  The interview (in Spanish) was given to Paraguay’s Newspaper ‘ABC’ (Asunción, 2016). Click here to know more.


Article at Efeverde (10. 2016)

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In this article I write about the role that cities can play in fostering an energy transition towards renewables. The article (in Spanish) is titled “Energy Transition in Cities: the Niche of Renewables”, and was originally published at Efeverde. Click here to know more.


Keynote presentation at University of Lima (09. 2016)

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Key note presentation at Lima University (10.2016). In this presentation I talked about the four pillars of a just energy transition: justice in energy access, justice in climate, justice in job opportunities and justice in green finance. The presentation (in Spanish) was focused on Peru and was given to the general public. Click here to know more.


Interview at El Peruano (09. 2016)

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In this interview I brief on recent developments of the Latin American and Caribbean renewable energy markets and the decline in technology costs for solar and wind. The interview (in Spanish) was given to Peru’s Newspaper ‘El Peruano’ (Lima, 2016). Click here to know more.


Keynote Speaker at Puebla State Congress – UN-Habitat Parliamentarian Session  (08. 2016)

 

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In the context of Puebla’s UN-Habitat Parliamentarian August Session, I gave the Conference “Puebla: Constructing the Just Energy Transition”. During my presentation, I explored some of the opportunities that Puebla faces to become the Mexican reference of a just energy transition. Click here to know more.


Panel lead at WWF/FOCSIV Intl. Symposium on the Just Energy Transition  (06. 2016)

 

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This is the panel of discussion I led at WWF/FOCSIV Intl. Symposium “A Just Transition for Our Common Home: Renewable Energy, Labour and Poverty Eradication” (Rome, 2016). The conversation (in English/Spanish/Italian) explored the multiple contributions institutions, businesses and civil society can pursue towards a just energy transition.  This panel included Mr. Grammenos Mastrojeni (Gov. of Italy), Senator Antonio Navarro Wolff (Republic of Colombia), Mr. Ricardo Balducci (Sofidel, Italy) and Mr. Srinivas Krishnaswamy (Vasuda Foundation, India) as participants. Click here to know more.


Interview at Semana (03. 2016)

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In this interview I brief on the untapped renewable energy potential in Colombia and my views on how the country can go forward. The interview (in Spanish) was given to Colombia’s Magazine ‘Semana’ (Bogota, 2016). Click here to know more.


Article at El Tiempo (03. 2016)

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In this article I analyse Colombia’s power system vulnerabilities to El Niño and I explain why the country cannot lag behind compared to other Latin American countries in terms of non conventional renewable energy deployments.  The article was written by El Tiempo’s Laura Betancour Alarcón  (Bogota, 2016). Click here to know more.


Conversation at La Silla Llena (03. 2016)

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In this conversation, I explain what renewable energy is, what renewable energy potential in Colombia exists and what the country can do to harvest it. The conversation (in Spanish) was given at La Silla Vacía’s radio program “La Silla Llena” with Eduardo Briceño Florez (Bogota, 2016). Click here to know more.


Interview at Ecohuellas  (03. 2016)

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In this intervew, I explain why the Earth Hour is important to Colombia and why the country must increase ambition on non conventional renewable energy development. The interview (in Spanish) was given at Ecohuella Internet Program (Bogota, 2016). Click here to know more.


Interview at NTN24’s Afternoon News (03. 2016)

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In this intervew, I explain what is the Earth Hour about and how people can join. The interview (in Spanish) was given at NTN24’s TV afternoon news program “La Tarde” (Bogota, 2016). Click here to know more.


Interview at La República (03. 2016)

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In this interview I analyse the weaknesses of Colombia’s power system and I explain what role for non conventional renewables remains untapped. The article was written by La Republica’s Melissa Echeverri (Bogota, 2016). Click here to know more.


Article on the BBC (03. 2016)

 

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In this article I explain some of the factors driving wind energy development in Uruguay forward. The article was written by BBC Mundo’s Alejandra Martins. Click here to know more.


Article at International Finance Magazine (01. 2016)

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In this article I share my views on the Latin America’s renewable energy market, and how renewables are becoming a new normal [little by little] in the region. The article was originally published in London-based International Finance Magazine [January – March 2016 print edition] and was written by Kamilia Lahrichi. Click here to know more.


Interview by WWF ConferenceClimat.Paris (12. 2015)

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In this interview I mention some of the highlights of the first week of COP21 and I call governments for increasing renewable energy ambition to transform the energy paradigm and fight climate change. Click here to know more.


Interview at Tierra y Mar (12. 2015)

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In this brief TV appearance I express my views on the global development of renewables. This is a fragment of a larger interview (in Spanish) given to José María Montero’s program Tierra y Mar at Canal Sur (Andalucia, Spain). Click here to know more.


Micro-Interview at Cualquier Cosita es Cariño (12. 2015)

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In this micro – interview I talk about the goods and the bads of the Paris Agreement as well as how people can contribute to climate change action. The interview (in Spanish) was given to Mariana Álvarez Matija, author of ” Cualquier Cosita es Cariño”, a blog that has been recognized by the XI Bitácora Awards as the best blog for innovation and sustainability in Spanish (see: http://bitacoras.com/premios15). Click here to know more.


Interview at Blue Radio (12. 2015)

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In this interview I talk about some of the renewable energy highlights of Paris COP21. The interview (in Spanish) was given at Blu Radio’s program “Blu Verde” with María Lourdes Zimmermann and Alberto Castaño Camacho (Bogota, 2015). The original podcast was released on Blue Radio’s s website (http://bit.ly/1NsznMs). Click here to know more.


Article at Efeverde (12. 2015)

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In this article I explain the concept of electricity integration based on renewable energy in the context of Latin America. The article (in Spanish) is titled “Latin America: Let’s Integrate our Energy!”, and was originally published at Efeverde. Click here to know more.


Side Event Promo at COP21 (12. 2015)

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In this short promo I briefly talk about how Latin America can increase its renewable energy deployment and I invite audience to attend to the COP21 Side Event: “Powering up Resilience through Collaboration: the Role of Electricity Integration Based on Renewable Energies in Latin America” (see:http://bit.ly/1NeZ5VP). Click here to know more.


Interview at Telemundo Arizona (12. 2015)

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In this interview I debunk one of the myths about nuclear energy. The interview (in Spanish) was given to Telemundo Arizona’s journalist Rebeka Diaz and was part of the Special Report: Is Nuclear Energy the Future?. Click here to know more.


Video spots at Semana Sostenible (11. 2015)

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In this series of video spots, I shortly talk about crucial themes such as the solar revolution, the boom of wind energy, the hydropower conundrum, fossil fuel subsidies and Latin America’s leaderships on renewable energy. The spots were originally launched at Semana Sostenible (Colombia): http://bit.ly/1O2AUsJ. Click here to know more.


Article at International Finance Magazine (10. 2015)

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In this article I share my views on the impact of the fall in oil prices on the incentive to look for alternative sources of energy in Venezuela, The article was originally published in London-based International Finance Magazine [October-December 2015 print edition] and was written by Kamilia Lahrichi. Click here to know more.


Keynote talk at CEID’s Intl. Enviro. Congress (10. 2015)

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This is the keynote presentation I gave at CEID’s Intl. Congress “Low-Carbon Economy: Sustainable Development and Response to Climate Change”. The presentation was about regional electricity integration in Latin America and the role of renewable energy in it (Colombia, 2015). Although the presentation was given in Spanish, the slides can be viewed in English at @prezi at: http://bit.ly/1LkYNun. Click here to know more.


Panel lead at CEID’s Intl. Enviro. Congress (10. 2015)

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This is the panel of discussion I led at CEID’s Intl. Congress “Low-Carbon Economy: Sustainable Development and Response to Climate Change” (Colombia, 2015). The conversation (in Spanish) was about renewable energy opportunities in Colombia and the way forward to realize them. This panel included Juan Fernando Higuita Peña (EPM) and Carlos García (UPME) as participants. Click here to know more.


Note at Vanity Fair Mexico (10. 2015)

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Inside its October issue, Vanity Fair Magazine [Mexico] included me in its ranking of the “Top 30 under-40 Mexican Talents”. The objective of this ranking was to present outstanding Mexicans who “succeed and help transforming the country”. I was ranked on the 19th position. Click here to know more.


Article on El País  (06. 2015)

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In this article I explain what is the “Just Energy Transition” and how it should look like for Latin America. The article was written by El Pais’ Miguel Angel García Vega. Click here to know more.


Interview at La Once Diez (04. 2015)

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In this interview I talk about Latin America’s top 5 renewable energy countries. The interview (in Spanish) was given at La Once Diez (Buenos Aires City’s public radio) ‘s program “Sábado Verde” with Sergio Elguezábal (Buenos Aires, 2015). The original podcast was released on Elguezábal’s website (http://bit.ly/1DoKvF9). Click here to know more.


Interview at W Radio (04. 2015)

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In this interview I explain why Latin America has become the new renewable energy frontier. The interview (in Spanish) was given at W Radio Colombia (Bogotá, 2015). The original podcast was released on W Radio’s website (http://bit.ly/1NBYVV7). Click here to know more.


Article by AFP (03. 2015)

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In this article I talk about the renewable energy tops in  Latin America. The article was written by AFP’s Katell Abiven and firstly published on Romandie.com. Click here to know more.


Article on the BBC (03. 2015)

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In this article I explain what are the drivers behind Costa Rica’s renewable energy success. The article makes reference to my WWF publication “Green Energy Leaders“. Click here to know more.


Video comment at University of Lima (02. 2015)

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I give my opinion about the importance of renewable energy for Peru’s economy. The video comment (in Spanish) was displayed at “Green Talk: Renewable Energy and Climate Change towards the Earth Hour 2015” at the Environmental Research Centre (CEA) of the University of Lima (Lima, 2015). Click here to know more.


Article at Conexion COP (02. 2015)

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In this article I talk about how Latin America has established itself as the new renewable energy frontier. The article was written by ConexionCOP’s Pilar Celis Frias. Click here to know more.


Speech at COP 20 WWF’s Side Event (12. 2014)

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This is the speech I gave (in Spanish) in WWF’s Side Event “Latin American Leadership in Renewable Energy: an Ongoing Revolution”, presented in the context of the COP 20 (Lima, 2014). A fragment of the entire event can be watched here: http://bit.ly/1x7Xoy3. Click here to know more.


Interview at CCTV-America (12. 2014)

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This short interview (from 4’00” to 4’20”) was part of a longer story on renewable energy in Peru, reported by CCTV-America’s Dan Collyns. The interview (in English) was recorded at WWF Peru’s headquarters in Lima (2014). Click here to know more.


Interview at TV PERU 73 (12. 2014)

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In this interview I explain some of the myths about renewable energy in the context of Latin America. The interview (in Spanish) was given at TV Peru’s Program “Perfiles” with Katia Duharte (Lima, 2014). Click here to know more.


Interview at DW’s Agenda (12. 2014)

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In this interview give my opinion on the outcome of IPCC’s report on climate change mitigation. The interview (in Spanish) was given at Deutsche Welle’s TV program “Agenda” with Carlos de Vega González (Berlin, 2014). Click here to know more.


Article at WWF’s Climate and Energy Blog (11. 2014)

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In this blog I share some views on what IPCC’s Fifth Report on Climate Mitigation means for global energy security. The blog (in English) is titled “How the IPCC sealed the deal for energy security”, and was originally published at WWF’s Climate and Energy microsite. Click here to know more.


Article at Animal Político  (09. 2014)

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I gave a short interview to Animal Político about Mexico’s People’s Climate March, a march in which I was involved as part of the organization committee. The march gathered over 200 people; I gave the closing speech of this “Caravana por el Clima” march [you can listen to the podcast recording here]. Click here to know more.


Article on The Guardian (06. 2014)

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In this article I look at six of the most misleading mistruths about renewable energy. Click here to know more.


Interview at DW’s Journal  (04. 2014)

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In this intervew, I give my opinion on the progress of global climate change mitigation achieved so far. The interview (in Spanish) was given at Deutsche Welle’s TV news program “Journal” with Silvia Cabrera (Berlin, 2014). Click here to know more.


Interview by WWF-GCEI  (04. 2014)

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I talk about WWF’s publication “Decarbonizing the future: seizing power for global change” at the IPCC WGIII AR5 negotiations venue (Berlin, 2014). In this short interview, in English (up) and Spanish (bottom), I explain what this publication is about and why people should read it. Click here to know more.


Interview by Lado B Magazine (12. 2013)

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In the context of the talk “Examples to follow: the climate change science and the art of misinformation”, I gave an interview to Eric Montero about what climate change represents to all Mexicans (in Spanish, Puebla, 2013). Click here to know more.


Interview by IRENA’s IRELP (10. 2013)

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In the context of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)’s Renewable Energy Learning Partnership (IRELP), I gave an interview about my career in the renewable energy field (in English, Abu Dhabi, 2013). Click here to know more.


Interview by WWF-SEW (09. 2013)

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I give my opinion on the outcome of IPCC’s WGI AR5 Negotiations. The short interview (in English) was made by WWF-SEW at the Münchenbryggeriet (The Brewery Conference Centre of Stockholm, 2013). Click here to know more.                                            


Interview at IntegralTV’s El Globalista (05. 2013)

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I explain what climate change is about, what the drivers are and what’s the role of renewable energy in containing it. The interview (in Spanish and divided in three segments) was given at Television Integral’s online-TV program “El Globalista” with Max Molina (Mexico City, 2013). Click here to know more. To watch subsequent segments click accordingly: SII SIII

 


Interview at DW’s Agenda (12. 2012)

I give my opinion on the outcome of the COP18 in Doha (check minute 18:00). The interview (in Spanish) was given at Deutsche Welle’s TV program “Agenda” with Carlos de Vega González (Berlin, 2012). Click here to know more.


Interview at DW’s Agenda (08. 2012)



I give my opinion on the links between the food crisis and the production of biofuels (check minute 15:00). The interview (in Spanish) was given at Deutsche Welle’s TV program “Agenda” with Irene Castillo (Berlin, 2012). Click here to know more.

 

 

 

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