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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

ECPA Enables the Use of More Efficient Appliances in Belize

Under the auspices of the ECPA Sustainable Energy Capacity Building Initiative (SECBI), the Government of Belize held a three-day consultation gathering in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) to improve Belize’s energy efficiency practices by establishing a program for Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) for appliances, and to reduce energy intensity in buildings below 20 percent, compared to business-as-usual.
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

For a greener 2016

Happy New Year! Year beginnings are always a good time for reflection, set resolutions, and establish goals. If you wish to start off the year being healthier and feeling happier, adopting a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle is key.
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Second Edition of the Sustainable Cities Course Successfully Held in Trinidad and Tobago

With the objective of highlighting advancements in sustainable cities, the Organization of American States, the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Planning and Sustainable Development, and the University of West Indies convened a group of urban and social transformation professionals to provide an integral overview of the different aspects that contribute to building sustainable communities, according to the First Summit on Sustainable Development in the Americas held in 1996.
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

What Does the Paris Agreement Hold for Latin America? Challenges and Opportunities

The historic agreement signed at the UN Climate Summit will welcome transformational changes that will help advance the fight against global warming. Gathered in Paris, experts recognized that the pledge made at COP21 is a critical accomplishment that will help ensure the welfare of the Latin American people, one of the world's most vulnerable region to climate change.
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