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Costa Rica receives 54 million dollars for its leadership in conservation and action for climate

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the REDD+ Secretariat supported Costa Rica to develop and present the proposal to the GCF, which asked to recognize 14.7 million metric tons of carbon…  

COVID-19: an opportunity to rethink the disaster risk governance for more resilient nations

Today this issue is more relevant than ever and the role of society and governance structures are essential to reduce the levels of impact of crises and achieve a sustainable recovery. Crises require…  

Back to cleaner?: Covid-19, Lockdowns, and Pollution in LAC cities

This #GraphForThought shows the extent of this "lock-down effect" in eight large LAC cities.  

Why Paraguay can be “beacon state” for forest management

Paraguay needed to support to reduce deforestation. And partly as a consequence of that destruction, the country was not able to fully realise the massive potential of its forests to support climate…  

Proteger la red de contención de la humanidad

El mundo enfrenta una crisis de biodiversidad. Hemos perdido más del 60% de las poblaciones de especies en los últimos 50 años.  

UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change

Celebrities and youth activists met today with UN officials, governments and civil society to launch Mission 1.5, a campaign that aims to bridge the gap between people and governments on ambitious…  

Los riesgos de la pérdida de biodiversidad para las ciudades.

Una cosa quedó clara en el Foro Económico Mundial de este año; la naturaleza está a la cabeza de la agenda. La pérdida de biodiversidad no solo obtuvo el tercer lugar en las amenazas más severas que…  

Cómo el cambio climático alimenta la violencia contra las mujeres

Para muchas mujeres, el cambio climático puede ser una causa directa de violencia.  

Going with the Wind: Transition to Clean Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean

So, how does LAC fare in terms of its energy use? According to a widely used index, the “energy intensity indicator”, LAC is the most efficient region in the world when it comes to energy use. This…  

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