The 2016 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) attempts to rank countries of the world based on their environmental credentials. How are Latin American nations judged to be doing, and is it a fair and accurate assessment?
All eyes are on Paris as the nations of the world meet to negotiate a global deal to curb carbon emissions and prevent runaway climate change. What do Latin American nations have to offer?
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.
Costa Rica continues to attract praise at international climate summits, as it banks on the recovery of its forests, which make up 52% of its territory, in order to meet its emissions reduction goal.
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
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
Climate change and higher oil prices are forcing Central American countries to turn to renewable sources to meet growing energy… Read more Forced to act by climate change and higher oil prices, Central America turns to renewables
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
Global Peace Index 2014 survey reveals continued high scores for Uruguay, Chile, and Costa Rica; improvements for Argentina, Bolivia, and… Read more Global Peace Index 2014 – the state of peace and conflict in Latin America