Harnessing the power of microfinance to bring financing to those most vulnerable

Low-income communities in Latin America and the Caribbean do not have broad access to clean energy and energy efficient technologies;...
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Is more natural gas good for our planet?

Most experts agree that Latin America’s increased use of natural gas to generate electricity is here to stay. Why? And what could...
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Free course on climate finance essentials. Apply today!

The enrollment period for the ‘Climate Finance Essentials: Innovative Finance for the Climate Change Challenge’ course is now open...
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Is there such a thing as the “perfect” hydropower dam?

Big hydroelectric projects are rife with risks. Though cleaner than carbon-based energy sources, they have potential negative impacts...
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Geothermal Energy and Fuel Prices: Time to Seize the Moment

When the price of oil drops, there are winners and losers. People tend to think that all types of renewable energy lose out to cheap...
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We have the winners of our bloggers contest!

The time to publish the results of our contest for bloggers has finally arrived! After much deliberation, the jury has decided on a...
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Democratizing energy in Latin America and the Caribbean one step at a time

*By Alice Driver Before 2006, Roberto Ossandón, a farmer who lives in Chacay Alto in the rural mountains of northern Chile, depended on...
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“Biobolsa”: turning agricultural waste into biogas and organic fertilizer

* By Ignacio Fernández Admetlla Sistema Biobolsa is a social enterprise that manufactures, distributes, sells, and installs anaerobic...
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What is your climate I.Q.?
Play the game and find out.

You know climate change is a real issue. You recycle whenever possible. You have a reusable shopping bag for groceries. You know about...
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What’s your bright idea? Take part in IDEAS energy innovations contest!

  The Energy Innovation Contest IDEAS supports the development of new projects that promote the use of renewable energy, energy...
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The top 10 developing nations investing in clean energy

*Photo by David Ritter The history of clean energy in leading countries like Denmark, Spain or Germany is well known: big investments,...
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5 Facts About Climate Change in the Caribbean

* By Tyrone Hall, Communications Specialist at the CARICOM Climate Change Centre Natural events and human activities contribute to an...
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