Latin America represents a microcosm for the challenges facing the international climate change talks. The diversity of its countries and their economies, the disparities in their annual emissions and vulnerability, their ideological stances, diversity of foreign policies and memberships of various regional and international fora ensures that differing perspectives on climate change are commonplace.
In Santiago, Chile, President Barack Obama was unequivocal about the urgency of tackling climate change and embracing a more secure and sustainable energy future in the Americas.
Published in Renewable Energy
Tuesday, 26 April 2011 06:48

A Call for Renewable Energy in Brazil

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Published in Renewable Energy
This is a presentation made by Paulo Barreto, Senior Researcher at IMAZON, at the April 8th Brown University Conference on “Latin America and Climate Change: Regional Perspectives on a Global Problem”.
Published in Biodiversity
Following delays parties to the UNFCCC have now selected the members of the Transitional Committee responsible for designing the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The Transitional Committee will hold its first meeting in Mexico City later this month.
Published in Adaptation
The former Brazilian Minister of the Environment and Senator delivers a keynote address for Watson Institute and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies conference titled "Latin America and Climate Change: Regional Perspectives on a Global Problem". [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/22145866[/vimeo]
Published in Biodiversity
The former President of Chile and UN Special Envoy for Climate Change delivers the keynote address for Watson Institute and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies conference titled "Latin America and Climate Change: Regional Perspectives on a Global Problem". [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/22145518[/vimeo]
Published in Adaptation
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