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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. Read More

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Notes from the Field: Measuring the Health Impacts of Clean Cookstoves in Honduras
August 25, 2014

I first met Maggie Clark, an environmental epidemiologist at Colorado State University (CSU) , back in 2005 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, when she came to test the health of ... Read More

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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

The Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the  Executive Secretariat of Integral Development (SEDI) of the Organization of American States (OAS) operates the ECPA Clearinghouse, established for the purpose of coordinating,  established for the purpose of coordinating the Partnership’s activities and outreach.