For indigenous peoples throughout the Americas and across the globe, climate change is not some future abstract threat but an everyday reality that is already taking a heavy toll on their lands and livelihoods. It’s time for the rest of the world to pay attention, several indigenous leaders said recently, and to learn from the traditional knowledge of indigenous communities about how to take better care of the planet.
A growing number of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are gearing up to produce clean hydrogen, driven by their abundant renewable energy resources, the need to decarbonize their economies, and the huge potential for hydrogen exports. Just how far along is the region’s nascent hydrogen sector? A new Hydrogen Economy Index found a lot of activity, with plenty of room to grow.