The fate of our oceans, and the livelihoods that depend on them, lies squarely in our hands. Latin America, with Chile as a would-be standard bearer, can lead the way.
Plans to build a large hydroelectricity complex in the middle of the Atacama Desert have caught the attention of many, but Chile is one of the best-placed countries in the world for highly innovative energy projects of this kind.
Better late than never as Brazil finally looks to develop solar power on a larger scale, with near-perfect conditions and a… Read more Brazil belatedly joins the Solar race
Ranking of global green economies suggests that Latin American countries are far greener than they are given credit for being,… Read more Global Green Economy Index puts Costa Rica at head of impressive Latin American showing
As a tiny village community in northern Chile becomes the first district in the country to be self-sufficient in energy,… Read more Finally, solar power is taking off in Chile
Latin American presidents address international leaders at UN summit, calling for united and equal global action to combat climate change… Read more Latin America’s presidents speak out on climate change at UN
Six months after the founding of Glacier Republic, Greenpeace Chile are keeping up the pressure on the Chilean government to… Read more Chile: Glacier Republic pushes for 5-Star law to protect glaciers
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
Latin America and Caribbean are especially vulnerable to natural disasters, but human interference can affect the overall impact of disasters,… Read more Just how ‘natural’ are natural disasters? Examples from Latin America
After decades of fractious relations between the state and indigenous Mapuche communities, President Bachelet is spearheading attempts at reconciliation, including… Read more Chile reaches out to its indigenous Mapuche people