Renewable energy sources supplied 98.1 per cent of Costa Rica’s electricity last year, compared to less than 15 per cent in the United States
South Caribbean island, Aruba, has pledged to transition to 100 per cent renewable electricity within the next four years.
On Friday 2 December, Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City have announced at the C40 conference of mayors on climate change held in Mexico their plans to ban diesel vehicles from their centres by 2025
Last Monday, Brazil’s National Development Bank (BNDES) announced that they were cutting credit for fossil fuels and hydro in order to encourage solar funds
The Brazilian government has ratified its participation in the Paris Agreement – a significant step by Latin America’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases.
A new report from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean has shown that Costa Rica ran on 100 per cent renewable energy for 76 days straight between June and August this year.
Last Friday, Finland House held its opening Gala at Rio’s historic Casa França Brasil building, and featured Santa Claus himself to promote Finnish culture and sustainability.
Investors have recently turned to Chile for its vast potential within the renewable energy market.
A waste picker programme has been launched for the Rio Olympics, thanks to a partnership between Brazilian waste pickers, Rio authorities and Coca-Cola
Rio 2016 and the Brazilian Mint have shown their commitment to the environment by using sustainable resources in the Olympic Games’ medals.
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