OAS and Trinidad and Tobago Signed Agreement on Use of Sustainable Materials in Packaging
The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Sustainable Development of its Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI), and the Government of Trinidad and Tobago signed a cooperation agreement to implement a project aimed at promoting the use of biodegradable packaging materials.
Caribbean Authorities Discuss the Future of Energy
Ministers and high-level authorities on energy in the Caribbean met in Miami on October 6, 2014 to address energy and climate challenges in preparation for a meeting of ministers in 2015 under the umbrella of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA).
Arequipa to host World Resources Forum 2014
More than 700 government officials from 50 countries across the world are expected to attend the 3rd World Resources Forum (WRF) which will be hosted by Arequipa, in southern Peru, from 19th to 23rd October.
Greener Goblins and Ghouls
October 15, 2014
Halloween is a time for the imagination to run wild—and with just a
little creative imagination the festivities can be less scary for the
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Leaders of the Western Hemisphere recognize that clean energy is fundamental to the Western Hemisphere’s sustainable development and the prosperity of our citizens, and they are committed to expanding cooperation to address the intertwined challenges of energy security and climate change. To strengthen Inter-American collaboration on these issues, U.S. President Obama invited all countries of the Western Hemisphere to join in an Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA). ECPA is comprised of initiatives
that focus on renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy poverty, infrastructure, cleaner and more efficient use of fossil fuels, sustainable forests and land use, and climate change adaptation. Read More