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ECPA Clearinghouse 2014 Snapshot
This diagram summarizes the main activities carried by the ECPA Clearinghouse during 2014. Read More

OAS Supports Member States in High Level Segment of COP 20 on Climate Change
The Organization of American States (OAS) is taking part in the twentieth Conference of the Parties (COP20) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which brings together Ministers and Senior Authorities to advance toward the achievement of a global climate agreement. Read More

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Senior ECPA Fellows Voice Strong Support for U.S.-China Climate Agreement
November 14, 2014

Last week on November 12, in a historic climate change deal, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced both countries will curb their greenhouse gas emissions ... 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.