Startup Perú awards PowerMundo Grant for Dynamic and High Impact Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Startup Perú, of the Ministry of Production, announced that PowerMundo, an international social enterprise that promote the use of clean technologies, was selected as a Dynamic and High Impact Entrepreneur. Thanks to the recent contest and PowerMundo’s proposal entitled: “Improving Lives with Solar Energy, Innovative Financing, and New Digital Technology,” PowerMundo will receive approximately $45,000 […]

Canada hosts the Fourth Meeting of the Heavy Oil Working Group in Colombia

Monday, September 28, 2015

As announced during the 2nd meeting of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas in Mérida, Mexico by the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Canada hosted the 4th meeting of the Heavy Oil Working Group (HOWG) on September 22nd, 2015 in Bogotá, Colombia. Canadian Ambassador Carmen Sylvain and Frank Des Rosiers, […]

Preliminary results of 5% ethanol blending in Guatemala

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

With the support of the Organization of American States (OAS), the Federal Government of Brazil and the Government of the United States, the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM), presented the results of the pilot plan to blend E5 (5% ethanol and 95% gasoline). José Miguel de la Vega, Energy and Mines Minister The E5 […]

Climate organizations call for renewed efforts to communicate climate change knowledge and spur action

Thursday, September 17, 2015

London, UK / 17 September 2015 This year marked the 10‐year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which swept through America’s Gulf coast, wreaking a staggering USD 108 billion in damage and killing more than 1,800 people. In May of 2015, a heatwave in India cost the lives of over 2,200 people. With the number of extreme […]

The OAS and DOE bridging towards energy and climate literacy

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Washington D.C., August 20, 2015. The Organization of American States and the Department of Energy of the United States of America signed a Memorandum of Understanding to foster information exchange and collaboration to educate future generations regarding the principles of sustainable energy and energy efficiency practices. Honorable Nestor Mendez, Assistant Secretary General of the OAS […]

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

Monday, June 08, 2015

The contest will prioritize innovations developed and adopted by family farmers including, new technologies, water and soil management, and other actions that have helped to increase production efficiency and reduce vulnerability to climate change. The contestant innovations must directly involve family farmers, small processors or businesses linked to any aspect of the food chain. Cases […]