Mexico has a huge role to play in regional and global efforts to tackle carbon emissions and, after a major shake-up of its energy sector in recent years, seems to be realising both its responsibility and its potential.
Governments and multilateral organisations are discussing how to make the most of Latin America’s rich natural resources, in a way that avoids the risk of socio-environmental conflicts and encourages social and economic development.
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
Torrential downpours linked to tropical storms unleash deadly floods and landslides across Central America, which just a couple of months… Read more Central America floods kill dozens as region sees sharp reversal of summer drought
Mexican government launches ‘new’ social welfare scheme in the hope that it will make better progress at bringing down poverty… Read more Mexico rebrands flagship social welfare programme in bid to help working poor
Many Latin American countries are rightly lauded for their role in pushing for global action against climate change, but should… Read more Are Latin America’s oil-producing countries shirking their responsibilities on climate change?
Report from Amnesty International details extent of the use of torture by police and armed forces in Mexico, which often… Read more Amnesty International highlights alarming culture of torture in Mexico
Guatemala has declared a state of emergency due to the ongoing drought, which has caused food shortages and left hundreds… Read more Guatemala at the heart of Central American drought and food crisis
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