Tatiana Gallego, Inter-American Development Bank: Adaptive Housing and Construction Decarbonization

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In 2018, the buildings sector In Latin America accounted for 24% of final energy use and 21% of process-related carbon dioxide emissions. Construction is proving to be the key to many cities’ approaches to climate change, as its adaptation is the difference between a sustainable city and one that suffers the effects of climate change. To talk with us about how the construction section can pivot is none other than Tatiana Gallego Lizon, the Chief of the Housing and Urban Development Division in the Climate Change and Sustainability Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. She got her PhD in Environmental Engineering and Technology at the Imperial College in London.

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