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Friday, June 2, 2017

Supporting OECS sustainable energy plans

OECS Renewable Energy Workshop was held in Antigua and Barbuda from 9th to 11th May 2017.
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Friday, April 21, 2017

T&T eyeing renewables for power generation

The objective of the second preparatory meeting leading up to the third ministerial, is to further discussions on national and regional sustainable energy priorities, and to promote public-private partnerships for the advancement of sustainable energy. Potential areas of action will be identified ahead of the Third ECPA ministerial in Chile.
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Monday, February 27, 2017

World Bank Scores Sustainable Energy Policies in 111 Countries

An increasing number of developing countries – Mexico, China, Turkey, India, Vietnam, Brazil, and South Africa – are emerging as leaders in sustainable energy, with robust policies to support energy access, renewables and energy efficiency, according to a new World Bank Report.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Wind Industry Celebrates One Million Jobs

Global wind employment grew 5% last year to reach 1.1M.
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Friday, December 4, 2015

COP21: UN emphasizes crucial impact of young and future generations to tackle climate change

During the event, a manifesto called “Our communiqué: Act like a kid” was presented, which urges world leaders to include climate education in the universal climate agreement expected to be adopted at the end of next week.
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Thursday, November 12, 2015

OAS Countries Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainable Development

Following a one year process of dialogue and meaningful exchanges among OAS member States, which included consultations with civil society and social actors, the Third Inter-American meeting of Ministers and High Level Authorities on Sustainable Development concluded in Honduras on October 21st. At the meeting, Member States adopted the Declaration of Tela to promote a sustainable development agenda for the Americas, in line with the objectives for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations, and with a full commitment to address climate change.
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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Ocean Conservation and Climate Change in the Americas

Furthering the theme on Sustainable Development after its recent Ministerial Meeting, the OAS co-hosted an international discussion entitled “Our Shared Treasure: Oceans and Climate Change” on October 26 in Washington DC. The 67th OAS Policy Roundtable, sponsored by the Principality of Monaco and National Geographic, gathered expert panelists to discuss challenges and successful practices for ocean conservation.
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Preliminary results of 5% ethanol blending in Guatemala

The preliminary results showed that it increases octane and decreases pollution without affecting the operation of the vehicles.
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Monday, June 8, 2015

FONTAGRO (Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology) has launched a Contest on Successful Cases of Innovation for adaptation of family agriculture to climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean

Through this contest, FONTAGRO seeks to disseminate successful experiences of producers and other innovative stakeholders of the agro-food chains in climate change adaptation, by documenting these cases and identifying success factors.
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Thursday, August 7, 2014

NEWS: The road to low-emissions development – Peru’s PlanCC identifies more than 70 mitigation options

After two years of hard work, the first phase of PlanCC came to an end this month. The result is 77 options to mitigate climate change so that Peru adopts a low-emissions development path – and each has the potential to be implemented effectively.
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