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Latin America Demonstrates Leadership at COP23

Latin American countries, regions and cities demonstrated clear ambition and leadership at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) held in Bonn, Germany over the past two weeks.

Latin America Green News 10/30 – 11/05/2017


  • HidroAysén dam project rejection upheld
  • Latin America projects awarded at COP23​
  • Argentina considers geothermal development

Latin America Green News 10/23 – 10/29/2017


  • Nicaragua joins Paris Climate Treaty, leaving the U.S. and Syria behind
  • Global deforestation hits record high
  • Last-ditch efforts to save the vaquita get underway in Mexico

Latin America Green News: 8/11 – 8/17/2017

THIS WEEK: NAFTA renegotiation begins, Argentina renewables auction, Colombia climate change law

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Missing from U.S. & Mexican NAFTA Plans: People & the Planet

The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement—NAFTA—has been an international topic of discussion and conjecture for many months. That conversation will shift from speculation to substance when negotiators from Mexico, Canada and the U.S.