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  1. Brazil starts funding solar rather than fossil fuels
    Brazil starts funding solar rather than fossil fuels 6 Oct 2016

    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

    South America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  2. Paris Agreement Update: Brazil has ratified
    Paris Agreement Update: Brazil has ratified 13 Sep 2016

    The Brazilian government has ratified its participation in the Paris Agreement – a significant step by Latin America’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases.

    South America,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  3. Costa Rica runs on 100% renewables for 2 months
    Costa Rica runs on 100% renewables for 2 months 9 Sep 2016

    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.

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  4. Finland promotes sustainability at Rio Olympics
    Finland promotes sustainability at Rio Olympics 15 Aug 2016

    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.

    Europe,South America,Tech. & Innovation,Sport
  5. Chile: a spotlight on sustainable investment
    Chile: a spotlight on sustainable investment 11 Aug 2016

    Investors have recently turned to Chile for its vast potential within the renewable energy market.

    South America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Rio Olympics programme to recycle waste
    Rio Olympics programme to recycle waste 9 Aug 2016

    A waste picker programme has been launched for the Rio Olympics, thanks to a partnership between Brazilian waste pickers, Rio authorities and Coca-Cola

    South America,Worldwide,Smart Cities,Sport
  7. Rio reveals sustainable Olympic medals
    Rio reveals sustainable Olympic medals 28 Jul 2016

    Rio 2016 and the Brazilian Mint have shown their commitment to the environment by using sustainable resources in the Olympic Games’ medals.

    South America,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. Greenpeace campaign reduces Amazon deforestation by 86%
    Greenpeace campaign reduces Amazon deforestation by 86% 27 Jul 2016

    Amazon deforestation due to soy production has fallen 86 per cent in the last decade as a result of Greenpeace’s Soy Moratorium.

    South America,Policy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  9. 2016 Rio Olympics’ food waste programme
    2016 Rio Olympics’ food waste programme 12 Jul 2016

    Following an Initiative launched at Milan Expo, Rio Olympic Games 2016 plan on tackling food waste

    Europe,South America,Worldwide,Sport
  10. Argentina to launch landmark renewables programme
    Argentina to launch landmark renewables programme 1 Jul 2016

    Argentina will launch an innovative renewable energy programme on 22 Augus twith a public auction

    South America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy

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