Ministers of Environment and Foreign Affairs: COP to bring investments to Peru

Monday, November 24, 2014

Lima, Nov. 23. The United Nation’s 20th Edition of the Conference on Climate Change (COP 20) will enable to attract more investments to Peru, forecasted the minister of Environment, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal. The conference, to be held from December 1 – 12 this year, will provide “direct and indirect benefits,” that lead to the increase job […]

OAS and UNEP Sign Agreement on Environmental Rule of Law and Sustainable Development

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

November 19, 2014 The Organization of American States and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in fostering respect for environmental laws and sustainable development, in a ceremony that took place in the context of the Global South-South Development Expo of the United Nations, taking place at this […]

OAS Organizes Workshop in Lima to Promote the Inclusion in Education of Responsible Energy Use

Saturday, November 15, 2014

November 15, 2014 The Organization of American States (OAS), in its role as clearinghouse of the Energy Efficiency Working Group of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), will organize a regional workshop on “Promoting a Scientific Culture toward the Responsible Use of Energy in Education,” from November 16 to 18 in Lima, […]

Investing in a Power Grid to Connect Communities across Central America

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

By Roberta S. Jacobson, Amos J Hochstein, and Scott Nathan Western Hemisphere energy markets are in a period of profound transformation, as the United States and partners throughout the region seize opportunities to reform and expand energy production, integrate economies, create jobs, and enhance stabilityand citizen security. U.S. leadership in the energy sector is helping […]

‘Leaders must act’, urges Ban, as new UN report warns climate change may soon be ‘irreversible’

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Participants at press conference to launch Synthesis Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), including (centre) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri. Copenhagen, Denmark (2 November 2014) UN Photo/Amanda Voisard Print 2 November 2014 – Citing “clear and growing” human influence on the climate system, a United Nations report issued […]

Mesoamerican Investors Summit Deepens Commitment to Energy Integration

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 31, 2014 On November 4, Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina will host the 2014 Mesoamerican Energy Investment Summit, convening regional energy ministers and electricity regulators, the Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank, private companies, commercial banks, and civil society. The State Department’s Special Representative for Commercial Business […]