Policy Brief | Water crisis in the Petorca basin: a combination of water management...

The water shortage in Petorca cannot be explained solely by the megadrought that has affected central Chile over the last decade. Water management, extraction,...

Policy brief | Climate Change and Coronavirus Recovery Plans

Ryan Mitchell, MA Student at Clark University, International Development and Social Change. Internship at Climate Change Law Observatory - (CR)2. The coronavirus pandemic has brought...

Policy brief | What Is Chile’s Long-Term Climate Strategy?

Pilar Moraga, Deputy Director of the Center of Environmental Law of the School of Law of Universidad de Chile and Principal Researcher of the...

Policy Brief | Change in Chile’s fire regime

The occurrence of extremely destructive, hard-to-control fires – called megafires - has increased in south-central Chile since 2010, causing serious social, economic, and environmental...

Policy Brief | Climate Change Framework Bill and the Precautionary Principle: A Weak Formulation...

Verónica Delgado Schneider, Professor of Environmental Law, Universidad de Concepción. The discussion of the Climate Change Framework Bill in the Senate Committee on Environment and...

Policy brief | Legal Reforms for Achieving Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Pilar Moraga, Principal Researcher of the Center for Climate and Resilience Research (CR)2, Dominique Hervé, Research Associate of the Center for Climate and Resilience...

Policy Brief | Comments on the Report of Legal Reforms for Achieving Carbon Neutrality...

Setting a National Target for CO2 and Short-lived Pollutants by Declaring a Saturated Zone By Marcelo Mena, Former Minister of the Environment and Director of...

Policy brief | An Approach to Updating the Chilean NDC from the Perspective of...

Isaías Urzúa, lawyer. Research Assistant at the Center for Environmental Law of Universidad de Chile. At the beginning of 2020, the Chilean government presented an...

Policy brief | Energy Poverty and the Climate Change Framework Law

Montserrat Castro, Nucleus of Transdisciplinary Systemic Studies (Nest), Universidad de Chile; Catalina Amigo, PhD student at the Center for Climate and Resilience Science (CR)2,...

Policy Brief | Water rights in Chile: An approach at odds with natural processes

In Chile, water is considered a national good for public use and usage rights are granted to private individuals, who as titleholders can use,...

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