April 2016

Mexico: “An Important Partner in Combating Climate Change”

Thursday, April 14, 2016

In an event held at the Atlantic Council in Washington on March 17, National Security Advisor and Ambassador Susan Rice spoke of “seizing a transformational moment in the Western Hemisphere”. She specifically alluded to the efforts led by Mexico in addressing climate change, advancing clean energy and fostering economic integration. (Photo courtesy of Atlantic Council/Victoria […]

Climate Change: “Now Comes the Hard Part”

Thursday, April 14, 2016

With the Paris Agreement about to be open for signature, Christiana Figueres—the United Nations official who has shepherded the global climate negotiation process for the past several years—reminded the OAS Member states that the challenges of implementation are just beginning. Reversing the effects of climate change will be a long-term process, but countries need to […]

Cherry Trees: Nature’s Inspiration for Eco-Friendly Design

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The Cherry Blossom season has finally arrived. Like every year, Washingtonians and tourists parade along the Potomac shores to watch the trees bloom, dressing the city in magnificent shades of pink for nearly two weeks. To celebrate the arrival of spring, the ECPA Clearinghouse wanted to use this emblematic occasion to better explain the “Circular […]