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AQ Podcast: Latin America’s Promising Green Energy Transition

Use of renewable energy is rising, although politics may get in the way, an expert says.
Nikita Kataev

Latin America’s transition away from oil and gas is well underway, with green energy investments bearing fruit in countries including Colombia, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil. The region has a chance to be a leader, although unpredictable politics and this year’s elections may get in the way, energy analyst Luisa Palacios says.

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Guests

Luisa Palacios is a senior research scholar at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy.

Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.

Supplemental reading: 

The Huge Risk Facing Latin American Oil Companies by Luisa Palacios and Francisco Monaldi


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