OPINION: Why do low emissions development strategies matter?
Sam Bickersteth spoke at the opening of Peru’s second national climate change conference, Interclima, which is meeting together with the Low Emissions Development Strategies—Latin American and Caribbean (LEDS LAC) Platform this week in Lima, Peru.
IDB loan to strengthen access to electricity in Ecuador
$30 million will help improve the quality of life for its citizens through access to electricity services in rural and marginal urban areas
The OAS and EAFIT Organize Course on Social Urbanism and Public Management in Medellin
From the 2-6 of December, professionals from 12 countries around the hemisphere get together in Medellin to learn about the urban and social transformation taking place in the city over the last few years.
ECPA Clearinghouse November Newsletter is now available, here.
Small farmers in Brazil use sustainable techniques to improve livelihoods and feed their families
December 2, 2013
At first glance, creating livelihoods and strengthening food security while preventing deforestation and fostering sustainable land use may seem irreconcilable goals. Yet Brazilian institute Ecoengenho has ...
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Leaders of the Western Hemisphere recognize that clean energy is fundamental to the Western Hemisphere’s sustainable development and the prosperity of our citizens, and they are committed to expanding cooperation to address the intertwined challenges of energy security and climate change. To strengthen Inter-American collaboration on these issues, U.S. President Obama invited all countries of the Western Hemisphere to join in an Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA). ECPA is comprised of initiatives
that focus on renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy poverty, infrastructure, cleaner and more efficient use of fossil fuels, sustainable forests and land use, and climate change adaptation. Read More