Brazil achieves new record for electricity generated by wind power, as the country looks to a mix of renewables in order to make its energy mix cleaner and more reliable.
Central America has much to gain from a renewables revolution, not least because of its exposure to the damaging effects of climate change, and is finally starting to take advantage.
As the Ecuadorean oil company overseeing Yasuní oil extraction stands accused of a major spill elsewhere in the Amazon, the… Read more Ecuador: Yasuní and the ghost of Chevron
Latest UN index reveals state of Human Development across the world, with progress slowing and many still suffering from multidimensional… Read more UN Human Development Index 2014 – Latin American perspectives
The El Niño climate phenomenon is said to be approaching, with many Latin American countries already experiencing extremes of rainfall… Read more El Niño already making its mark on Latin America
As the immediate impact of the Brazilian winter protests dies down, Rogelio Núñez of online Spanish-language newsgroup Infolatam looks at… Read more Brazil: What happens after the social protests?
As the first post in this new blog, I thought I’d give a brief overview of some of the bigger… Read more The first post – Updates to October 2013