El Salvador builds resilience in the face of a stormy future

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

El Salvador faces acute vulnerability to climate disasters. According to the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, almost 90% of its land area is at risk from such events, 95% of its population live in risk zones and 96% of its gross domestic product (GDP) is produced in risk zones[1]. In three years alone, […]

ECPA’s Strategic Partner GGKP Launches New Web Platform to Accelerate Green Economy Transition

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Geneva, 22 January 2014 – A robust, state-of-the-art knowledge-sharing platform was launched today by the newly established Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), a diverse consortium of leading institutions and organizations working in areas related to green growth and green economy. The website is in response to increasing demand from both policy makers and the public […]

OAS Organizes First Public Discussion Forum of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas

Thursday, January 16, 2014

January 15, 2014 The First Public Discussion Forum of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas, which will have as its theme Energy and Climate Change Education, will be held on Thursday January 16, at the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington DC. The OAS, through its Department of Sustainable […]

Bolivia’s first wind farm opened

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The project features two Goldwind 1.5MW turbines The 3MW development was built by Hydrochina Corporation and consists of two 1.5MW Goldwind turbines. This is the first stage of the 15MW Qollpana wind farm, which is set to be completed by the Chinese firm if the first development is deemed a success. In 2012, the People’s […]

Sustainable Energy Partnerships and the Way Ahead

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Original Blog Post The US Department of State publishes blog summarizing current energy growth and priorities. By Julia Nesheiwat Our Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) has come a long way over the past two years. This fall, we celebrated our second anniversary in parallel with the commemoration of National Energy Action Month and the recent […]

Bolivia will address climate change in the G77+China

Friday, December 27, 2013

The Permanent Representative of Bolivia to the United Nations (UN), Sacha Llorenti confirmed that the country will Chair the group G77+China in January, which brings together 133 developing countries. He said that the agenda of the G77+China in 2014 will focus on climate change and sustainable development. He explained that Bolivia will also chair the […]