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Friday, November 13, 2015

Trinidad and Tobago looks to wind and waste energy

A Wind Resource Assessment Programme has been proposed to evaluate the feasibility of introduction of a wind farm and establishment of a local solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing facility is also being considered.
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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Startup Perú awards PowerMundo Grant for Dynamic and High Impact Entrepreneurs

Startup is an initiative that promotes young Peruvian companies that offer innovative products and services with high technological input, project growth in international markets, and generate high-quality jobs. The initiative aims to support companies that develop creative solutions to complex problems and who can not only survive, but also grow and thrive over time.
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Monday, September 28, 2015

Canada hosts the Fourth Meeting of the Heavy Oil Working Group in Colombia

The meeting provided an opportunity to strengthen a collaborative network within the region and gain a greater understanding of the potential of heavy oil.
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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Climate organizations call for renewed efforts to communicate climate change knowledge and spur action

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), together with UN’s Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) and dozens more, are backing the launch of the ‘Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto’, which sets out the key principles for exchanging and communicating information related to the climate effectively, enabling a step change in society’s response to a changing climate.
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

The OAS and DOE bridging towards energy and climate literacy

Honorable Nestor Mendez, Assistant Secretary General of the OAS and Honorable LaDoris Harris, Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy and leader of the Minorities of Energy Initiative signed the MOU to provide a sound foundation that advocate for a literacy-based approach to the teaching of energy and climate.
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Friday, June 5, 2015

New "Panama Green Label" to promote sustainable production in businesses

The government of Panama announced the launch of the new "Panama Green Label" to be developed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MICI) and the Union of Industrialists of Panama (SIP) with support and technical assistance from the OAS-SEDI Department of Sustainable Development.
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Monday, May 4, 2015

OAS Holds High-Level Dialogue on Transition toward Circular Economies in the Americas to Slow Climate Change

The Organization of American States (OAS) today hosted a high-level dialogue entitled "Facilitating the Transition toward Circular Economies in the Americas" at its headquarters in Washington, DC, to discuss the progress of the "Closed Looped Cycle Production in the Americas" program being implemented in Colombia, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago, and whose ultimate goal is to be replicated in other countries of the region to make a substantial contribution to sustainable development in the hemisphere.
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Thursday, April 30, 2015

OAS convenes high-level dialogue on the transition to a Circular Economy in the Americas

The headquarters of the Inter-American hemispheric organization will host next Monday, May 04, 2015 a high level dialogue on the transition to a Circular Economy in the Americas.
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Thursday, March 12, 2015

The St. Lucia National Trust and the Department of Sustainable Development hold a Sustainable Communities Consultation Meeting

On March 11, 2015, the Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the Organization of American States and the Saint Lucia National Trust held a consultation meeting in the framework of the “Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Caribbean Project” at the National Skills Development Centre in Vieux Fort.
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Friday, February 27, 2015

Authorities and Experts Analyze at the OAS Initiatives in Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low- Income Households in the Americas

The Organization of American States (OAS), together with the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) and Weatherizers Without Borders (WWB), held today in Washington, DC, a public discussion forum on Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low Income Housing in the Americas opened by the OAS Secretary General, Jose Miguel Insulza, which was attended by authorities and leaders on the topic of energy and weatherization in the Americas.
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