Peru’s Environment Ministry reveals Climate Change strategy with plans to curb emissions, but elsewhere the government continues to prioritise economic… Read more Peru unveils 2050 Climate Change strategy amid fracking plans
Uruguay has significantly increased its production of electricity from clean renewable sources, resulting in cheaper energy bills for families and… Read more Uruguayans reap rewards of national renewables push
First high-level summit on energy in Latin America focuses on dangers of energy poverty and need for greater infrastructure spending… Read more Forum puts spotlight on energy poverty and integration in Latin America
President Humala has announced an economic stimulus package aimed at boosting investment and Peru’s economy, but critics say that the… Read more Is Peru putting its economy ahead of its environment?
Several countries are standing out in certain sectors, a high proportion of the region’s energy mix comes from renewables, and… Read more Latin America: leading the way on renewables?
The controversial HidroAysén hydroelectric project, proposed for southern Chile’s Patagonia, has been stalled by the government to the delight of… Read more HidroAysén: Chronicle of an environmental victory foretold in Chile
Fixtures spread far and wide, and construction of new stadia, mean that the 2014 FIFA World Cup will probably finish… Read more Brazil 2014: an environmental nightmare?
Cuban environmentalists hope to promote renewable energy on the island, in bid to reduce Cuba’s dependency on fossil fuels such… Read more Cuban environmentalists look to the skies, not Venezuelan oil, for future energy sources
The campaign to force a citizens’ referendum on blocking the government’s plans continues apace, but any eventual success – still… Read more Ecuador: Campaign to save Yasuní-ITT making steady progress, but faces new threats
A new UN report reveals that large-scale coal mining activities have brought a significant increase in poverty in the north… Read more Colombia: UN links coal mining to rise in poverty, putting progress in poverty reduction at risk