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The world is now facing the biggest energy crisis of the last 40 years, making it hard to make any meaningful progress on climate legislation in the European Union (EU).
In the current global socio-economic context, and especially after the COVID-19 crisis, digitization and sustainability have become key elements of economic and social transformation, being particularly relevant to understand and analyze how both interact.
The actual socioeconomic context has reinforced and accelerated a number of global trends, in particular sustainability and digitalization, two of the most disruptive. The empirical study conducted by BBVA Research suggests that an inverted U-shaped relationship exists between digitalization and CO2 emissions.
May 24, 2022
Spain | Households’ CO2 Footprint: Enhancing Measurement, Economic Analysis and Big Data
This note proposes a path to shore up the measurement of the carbon footprint of the representative household of an economy, enhancing traditional macroeconomic analysis and with the use of Big Data in order to obtain real time outcomes and insights into the impact of the lifestyle of different households.
Green inflation is the acceleration of consumer prices triggered by the increase in the price of products linked to the transition to a carbon-free economy, both those to be discontinued and those to be enhanced.
December 28, 2021
Global | The contribution of sustainable finance to the transition to a low-carbon economy
The development of sustainable finance is gathering pace, driven by a strong appetite from investors and a high level of ambition in climate policies. However, it is not enough for the investment needed for the energy transition, which requires removing the existing obstacles with decisive measures.
COP26 will be held in the city of Glasgow, United Kingdom, from October 31 to November 12, 2021. The two possible major topics will be: 1) Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions, and 2) Transition and promotion of cleaner and renewable energy sources.
We are just days away from COP26. According to its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), it is estimated that Mexico emitted 804 million metric tons of CO2e in 2020. As a signatory to the Paris Agreement, Mexico commits to reduce its Greenhouse Gases by 22% by 2030, in the unconditional case.