As the year comes to a close, the Institute of the Americas asked five energy experts what keeps them awake at night heading into 2016. Their responses covered the Western Hemisphere and issues varied from COP21 outcomes, to Brazil’s macroeconomic instability, to political shifts in Venezuela, to the changing geopolitics of oil, to renewed prospects for regional integration in the Southern Cone. On the back of the Paris Agreement and unprecedented global political will to tackle climate change, renewable financing and the transition to clean energy is an area we will also be watching as we begin the new year.

Beyond Paris: Energy Transition in Latin America and the CaribbeanWhat Keeps You Up At Night? Latin America’s 2016 Energy Outlook