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  1. Dominica’s Geothermal Dream About to Become Reality

    Wednesday, September 06, 2017

    ROSEAU, Dominica, Sep 06 (IPS) - The tiny Caribbean island of Dominica has moved one step closer to its dream of constructing a geothermal plant, a project that is expected to reduce the country's dependence on fossil fuels.

  2. Towards a Resource Efficient and Pollution Free Asia-Pacific

    Monday, September 04, 2017

    BANGKOK, Thailand, Sep 04 (IPS) - Senior government officials from across Asia and the Pacific will meet in Bangkok this week for the first-ever Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment. The high-level meeting is co-convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) and UN Environment and is a unique opportunity for the region's environment leaders to discuss how they can work together towards a resource efficient and pollution-free Asia-Pacific.

  3. Women Play Key Role in Solar Energy Projects

    Thursday, August 31, 2017

    ABU DHABI, Aug 31 (IPS) - Since weather affects everyone, the idea that women are more susceptible to the effects of climate change may strike some as puzzling.

  4. Young Artists Get Passionate About Renewable Energy

    Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 30 (IPS) - Conversations about renewable and sustainable energy don't typically include artistic ideas on the subject. However, the Caribbean Community (Caricom) has chosen to engage the region's youth in the conversation by inviting them to create artistic works on sustainable energy for a regional competition.

  5. Geothermal - a Key Source of Clean Energy in Central America

    Saturday, August 26, 2017

    SAN SALVADOR, Aug 26 (IPS) - Energy from the depths of the earth - geothermal - is destined to fuel renewable power generation in Central America, a region with great potential in this field.

  6. Energy Habits Are Changing in Latin America’s Cities

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, Aug 24 (IPS) - The Vaz de Souza's were so keen on the solar water heater that they made it their mission and business, which prospered with the surge in innovation in their city, Belo Horizonte, recognised as the solar energy capital of Brazil.

  7. Will Renewable Energies Finally Get Their Chance in Argentina?

    Monday, August 14, 2017

  8. Jordan Makes Strides Toward Inclusive Green Economy

    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    AMMAN, Aug 10 (IPS) - Jordan may be one of the smallest economies in the Middle East, but it has high ambitions for inclusive green growth and sustainable development despite the fact that it lies in the heart of a region that has been long plagued with wars and other troubles, says the Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Dr. Frank Rijsberman.

  9. Guyana’s Model Green Town Reflects Ambitious National Plan

    Thursday, August 03, 2017

    BARTICA, Guyana, Aug 03 (IPS) - At the head of Guyana's Essequibo River, 50 miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean, you will find the town of Bartica. Considered the gateway to Guyana's interior, the town has a population of about 15,000 and is the launching point for people who work in the forests mining gold and diamonds.

  10. Can Economic Growth Be Really Green?

    Thursday, July 27, 2017

    ROME/SEOUL, Jul 27 (IPS) - The answer to this big question is apparently "yes" – Economic growth can be really green. How?

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