Goal #13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts*

The UN Member States have agreed on a sustainable development agenda for the next 15 years, “TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD: THE 2030 AGENDA...
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How much are health and the environment worth?

Mercury exists in several forms and is a naturally occurring element found in air, water and soil. Mercury in the air eventually...
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Share your successful story of climate change and family farming and you could win up to $15,000

FONTAGRO launched a call for proposals for its second success stories contest, which seeks to disseminate successful experiences in...
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Costa Rica: cheaper energy with renewables and regional integration

During this time when electricity prices are rising every day, lowering them by 10% may not seem like much. But a reduction of this...
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Resilient public-private partnership will start in Colombia

It’s not every day that big players from the public sector agree on a plan of action for resilient development with private-sector...
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5 innovative sustainable energy gadgets to celebrate World Environment Day

I think many of us question how we can be more mindful of energy use in our day to day lives, and these fun and sustainable gadgets...
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$4 million dollar prize recognizes innovation in renewable energy. Apply now!

Latin America and the Caribbean, which has the highest use of renewable energy of any global region, has many outstanding candidates...
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Three steps to ensure that geothermal energy takes off

In the past 30 years, geothermal energy has become a key source of electricity generation worldwide, and it is clear why: it offers...
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Five innovations based on biodiversity

Each year, the UN chooses a theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity. Every theme is geared to increase the...
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Small hydropower as a response to climate change

  Small hydroelectric plants (SHP) have been conceived in Argentina as part of the strategy to address climate change under...
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How do the falling oil prices affect renewable energy?

Recent market signals show a correlation between low oil prices and negative impacts on the renewables industry. The clearest example...
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adaptación al cambio climático en Guatemala

Conocimiento tradicional para enfrentar el cambio climático en Guatemala

por Sebastian Charchalac Santay  Guatemala es uno de los 10 países más vulnerables al cambio climático en el planeta. El país tiene un...
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¿Qué nos pueden enseñar nuestros ancestros sobre adaptación al clima?

Aprovechando la riqueza de su patrimonio cultural, países de América Latina y el Caribe aplican su conocimiento ancestral para...
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Objetivo 13: Tomar medidas urgentes para combatir el cambio climático y sus efectos

Los Estados miembros de la ONU han acordado una agenda de desarrollo sostenible para los próximos 15 años, y tienen la esperanza de...
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¿Cuánto valen la salud y el medio ambiente?

El mercurio es un elemento natural que se encuentra en el aire, agua y suelo – y existe en varias formas. El mercurio en el aire...
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