Intense rainfall in the heart of South America has caused major rivers to overflow, resulting in widespread flooding that has displaced over 160,000 and is being blamed on a particularly severe El Niño event.
Uruguay and Argentina are playing their part in the latest ‘green’ sporting revolution: the Formula E series, which aims to… Read more Formula E: Motorsport’s green revolution comes to South America
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
Carrasco International Airport in Montevideo has signalled its intention to become the first fully sustainable airport in the world, by… Read more Uruguay: Montevideo’s Carrasco Airport to become first sustainable airport in the world
Uruguay has significantly increased its production of electricity from clean renewable sources, resulting in cheaper energy bills for families and… Read more Uruguayans reap rewards of national renewables push
Several countries are standing out in certain sectors, a high proportion of the region’s energy mix comes from renewables, and… Read more Latin America: leading the way on renewables?
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