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Peru to host 2014 UN Climate Meeting

Friday, June 14, 2013

Peru has been confirmed to host the 2014 UN climate change conference to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), just one year before the deadline for a new global deal to curb global warming. Peru will host the 2014 UN climate change conference to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), just […]

Litro de Luz Colombia and the magic of a water bottle

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

By Mariana Escobar Roldán Litro de Luz started as a class project At first, Fabiola Valenzuela, a displaced woman from Cauca who arrived to Cali, did not believe a plastic bottle and a liter of water could light up her home at the Comuna 18, in the southern end of town. However, when she installed […]

[VIDEO] President of Peru Calls for a More Inclusive Latin America at the OAS Permanent Council

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) today received the President of Peru, Ollanta Humala, in a protocolary session in which the Peruvian leader highlighted the economic achievements in the last decade in the region and particularly in his country, and identified Latin America as the key for the world’s successful and […]

Latinoamerica Renovable announces the launch of the “Renewable Monitor”

Monday, May 13, 2013

Ohio, USA – Latinoamerica Renovable, LLC announced today that it has launched a new product “Renewable Monitor” effective May 13, 2013. This new tool will help entrepreneurs, investors, companies with products and services related to renewable energies, Governments, researchers, teachers, media, consultants, analysts and students to better understand the trends in the development of renewable […]

Solar-powered plane wraps first leg of flight across United States

Monday, May 06, 2013

(Reuters) – The flight from San Fransisco to Phoenix took 18 hours and 18 minutes on Saturday – and didn’t use a drop of fuel. A solar-powered airplane that developers hope eventually to pilot around the world landed safely in Phoenix on the first leg of an attempt to fly across the United States using […]

OAS Celebrates Earth Day with a Digital Presentation: The Face of Climate Change in the Americas

Monday, April 22, 2013

Organization of American States (OAS) General Secretariat Building April 22, 2013 – Room 704 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Climate change can seem like a remote problem for our leaders, but the fact is that it’s already impacting real people, animals, and beloved places. These Faces of Climate Change are multiplying every day in the […]