December 2021

Drought and Hydropower along the Paraná

Thursday, December 16, 2021

In the Paraná River Basin of South America, particularly in southeastern Brazil, drought has put a strain on power systems that rely heavily on hydroelectric generation. The lights are still on, but reservoirs have reached perilously low levels, energy prices have gone up, and fossil fuel consumption is on the rise.   In September, Brazilian […]

Youth and Climate Action

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Young people are making their voices heard loud and clear on the urgency of tackling climate change. But they’re not just protesting in the streets. Many are channeling their energy toward climate-related projects or careers. Some are even leading climate negotiations.   “Activism is not only in the streets,” said María Alejandra Téllez, co-founder of […]