Policy brief | Identifying the urban-rural interface in Chile: conditions that determine the highest...

Delimiting the rural-urban interface areas of Chile and defining those that have a higher risk of fires will allow efficient targeting of management...

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 | 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 | Increase of river and stream flow through native forest restoration in...

After 14 years of research, it was shown that recovering areas with native vegetation generates an increase in flows immediately and its maintenance...

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,...

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 | 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 | 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 | How do we connect some of the legal principles of environmental...

Jorge Femenías, Doctor of Law from the Universidad de Valladolid and Doctor of Law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Professor of Environmental Law and...

Policy Brief | Comments on the Climate Change Framework Bill (1st part)

Introduction While the Paris Agreement sets the goal of keeping a global temperature rise below 2 °C (and attempting to limit the increase even further...

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