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Miren Gutierrez

Miren Gutierrez

Miren Gutiérrez is a Research Associate at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). Her interest is data activism, or how data infrastructures can be utilized for change in development, climate change and environmental issues.

She also advises the Climate and Knowledge Development Network (CDKN), and is a Research Associate at Datactive, Amsterdam, and the director of the Executive Programme ‘Data analysis, research and communication’ at the University of Deusto, San Sebastian.

Miren has been the Executive Director of Greenpeace Spain, Inter Press Service Editor in Chief, and a journalist based in Hong Kong, Panama, New York and Rome, writing and researching for El Mundo, El País, The Nation, Wall Street Journal, UPI and Transparency International. She is finishing her PhD on data activism at the University of Deusto.



Miren Gutierrez's content

FEATURE: Where does Bangladesh climate policy go, after Paris?

CDKN's Miren Gutierrez investigates the development trade-offs under hot discussion in Bangladesh as the country contemplates delivering its national climate commitments, following the Paris conference (COP21). [more]…

FEATURE: Resilient housing - A flourishing sector

CDKN's Miren Gutierrez asks: what does climate-resilient housing look like? She also explores the potential for the housing sector to increase the resilience of its products. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate finance landscape – Developing countries still in great need, but private sector shifts give hope  

CDKN's Miren Gutierrez takes the measure of latest developments in the global climate finance landscape, including a read-out from Chief Executive Sam Bickersteth and developments in India and Nepal. [more]…

OPINION: After Paris - “For El Salvador, this is a matter of survival”, Jorge Rodríguez

For El Salvador, the global climate agreement reached at COP21 in Paris - and its implementation - are a matter of survival. CDKN's strategic advisor for El Salvador, Jorge Rodriguez, shares his insights with Miren Gutierrez. [more]…

OPINION: After Paris - “Going from intended to implemented, that is the question” says Margaret Kamau, Kenya

Kenya aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030 relative to Business As Usual. Margaret Kamau, CDKN's Country Engagement and Project Manager talks to Miren Gutiérrez about what this target means for her country. [more]…

FEATURE: Da Nang - A rising star, menaced by extreme rainfall

Da Nang is one of Vietnam's major port cities. Miren Gutierrez uncovers the measures taken by a CDKN project to protect the city's residents from worsening rainfall in a changing climate. [more]…

OPINION: After Paris - "About money and determination", a view from Mihir Bhatt, India

Three months after the Paris climate deal was struck, Mihir Bhatt, CDKN´s country leader for India, who leads the All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI), talks to CDKN's Miren Gutierrez about the next steps needed to implement India's climate commitments. [more]…

OPINION: After Paris - Perspective from Ram Chandra Khanal, Nepal

“How are the most affected people going to benefit from this deal?” asks Ram Chandra Khanal, CDKN’s Nepal Strategy Advisor, of the Paris climate deal. Here, Miren Gutierrez interviews Mr Khanal on the implications of COP21. [more]…

INTERVIEW: ‘While the rainforest is politically divided, the biome is one’ - Kakabadse

Yolanda Kakabadse –the indefatigable defender of sustainability—speaks with Miren Gutierrez about the challenges of managing Amazonia for the benefit of local people, the region, and the planet. [more]…

FEATURE: The Zambezi - Competing claims and climate change

Climate change is increasing the competition for freshwater resources in the Zambezi River Basin, as CDKN's Miren Gutierrez reports. [more]…

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