Lima sees opening of a new climate change park that hopes to foster education and greater awareness of the global phenomenon, building on the success of the COP20 climate summit held in the Peruvian capital at the end of 2014.
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala announces major funding for decontamination plants around the world-famous Lake Titicaca, but climate change poses a greater threat than pollution to the lake and its surroundings.
Study shows extent of damage climate change is already doing to Peru’s glaciers, with implications for its economy and society,… Read more Peru’s glaciers shrink by 40% in 40 years due to climate change
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
Peru is to launch a “Climate Change Trail” around shrinking Andean glaciers in an attempt to bring back tourists while… Read more Peru hopes to educate on climate change with new mountain tourist trail
Glacier Republic now has 100,000 citizens, and has succeeded in getting a cross-party parliamentary group to formally ask President Bachelet… Read more Glacier Republic reaches 100,000 citizens and makes headway in parliament
Glacier Republic opens embassies in dozens of countries, sends a special delegation to new Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, and continues… Read more Glacier Republic heats up in Chile
Greenpeace have used a legal loophole regarding Chile’s glaciers to claim them as their own, declaring a new ‘Glacier Republic’… Read more Birth of an Ice Nation: Greenpeace declares the Glacier Republic in Chile
(Translation) BBC: Global warming is leading to catastrophic consequences for the world’s tropical glaciers and the communities and ecosystems that… Read more The Climate Change Trail: Peru’s newest attraction