Protests against Latin America’s pursuit of hydropower are increasing as the environmental costs mount up. Is the end of the region’s mega dams in sight?
Frequentemente tida como motivo de orgulho nacional, a matriz hídrica da América Latina gera custos ambientais cada vez maiores e é alvo de protestos crescentes...
Son símbolos de orgullo nacional, pero dado el aumento en las protestas y los costos medioambientales ahora se cuestiona el futuro de las mega represas
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Fossil fuel corporations are causing the climate change fuelling mega-fires – and they should be footing the bill for the devastation
Clocks moved forward by half an hour to restrict use of lighting and power as country grapples with economic crisis
Canadians across the political spectrum want a bold challenge to the status quo—and it’s up to the NDP to provide it
Several deaths and dozens of injuries were reported after an explosion at the Clorados 3 plant of Petroquimica Mexicana de Vinilo in Mexico. Javier Duarte, the mayor of Mexico’s Veracruz state, said authorities were co-ordinating...
The media attacks are a sign: a New Democratic Party that takes on inequality and climate change can crack open the country’s political debate
Latin America only uses 5% of its natural heat resources, but it is still a small industry and lacks incentives
Fridays in April and May will be non-working holidays in the latest attempt to curb energy use as a drought dries up reservoirs used to generate electricity
The controversial Belo Monte hydropower dam was pushed through by President Rousseff despite protests by environmental and social campaigners
The settlement, first announced in July, will cover environmental damage and other claims by the five Gulf states and local governments, paid out over 16 years
First of 200 wells drilled close to controversial block of forest known to have two of the last tribes living in isolation
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