The Paris Agreement signifies a watershed moment in the global effort to tackle climate change. Its wide-reaching nature, emphasis on both developed and developing nations, and ongoing review mechanisms have put countries on a path towards mitigation and adaptation to a warming planet. Still, more must be done. For Latin America and the Caribbean, the latest agreement is an important marker but represents just one facet of a much broader process already underway, particularly in the energy sector.
Mexico’s monumental energy sector transformation enacted by the Peña Nieto administration also targeted the country’s transport and mobility sector with measures aimed at the transition to cleaner fuel vehicle fleets.