Pablo Benitez




Pablo Benitez is a Senior Economist working with the Climate Change Practice of the World Bank Institute. He specializes in carbon markets, low carbon development, climate change and cities, and REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation).

He joined the World Bank from Marbek Resource Consultants in Canada where he served as Chief Economist and led a variety of environmental economic analysis projects for government and private sector clients. Previously, he worked as an economist for the Ministry of Environment of British Columbia, the International Institute of Applied System Analysis (IIASA) in Austria, the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands, and the German Agency for Technical Cooperation in Ecuador.

Pablo holds a PhD degree from Wageningen University (The Netherlands) in Environmental Economics. He has an extensive list of peer-reviewed publications on climate change and was a lead author of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report. In the past, he was also Senior Lecturer of Environmental Economics at the University of Victoria and Carleton University.

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May 22nd 2017

Este MOOC orientado a la acción le brindará la oportunidad de conocer los efectos del cambio climático a escala regional y las estrategias sectoriales específicas utilizadas para aumentar la resiliencia y avanzar hacia un futuro con bajas emisiones de carbono.

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May 8th 2017

Each part of the world faces specific vulnerabilities to climate change and has different opportunities to mitigate the effects and build resilience in the 21st century. With the Paris Agreement at COP 21, the global community has signaled its intent to act. Indeed, without climate action, decades of development progress are threatened, meaning that we are at a ‘make it or break it’ point in time. This course presents the most recent scientific evidence, explains the different regional impacts and divulge climate action strategies, and some opportunities for you to take action on climate change.

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Jun 8th 2015

Es evidente que si no tomamos medidas para combatir el cambio climático el mundo será 4 grados centígrados más cálido a finales de siglo. Este incremento de temperatura amenaza nuestra sociedad tras décadas de desarrollo y nos encontramos actualmente en un punto de inflexión decisivo para el futuro de la humanidad. Este curso presenta las últimas evidencias científicas sobre el cambio climático y algunas de las alternativas e iniciativas que debemos empezar a implementar lo antes posible para poder revertir la situación.

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Apr 20th 2015

It is now becoming clear that without necessary climate action, the world may become 4°C warmer by the end of this century. As this threatens to roll back decades of development progress, this is a ‘make or break’ point. This course presents the most recent scientific evidence as well as some of the opportunities for urgent action.

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