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  • Outlook for “Green Jobs” / Prognóstico para “empleos verdes”

    Monday, December 15th, 2008

    While the idea of creating a “green economy” with “green jobs” has been around quite a while, it really started to gain serious consideration as the climate change debate heated up,  and recently moved front-and-center during the US presidential elections and the debates about how best to respond to the global financial crisis (here, here, […]

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    It’s Clean Up the World Weekend — Get Involved!

    Friday, September 14th, 2007

    This weekend across the world, including much of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), people will be joining NGOs and community groups in events designed to clean up beaches, coastal waters, rivers, lakes, parks, reserves and their surroundings as part of the annual Clean Up the World Weekend. Copied below is the official press […]

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    LAC Cities, C40 and the Clinton Climate Initiative

    Monday, June 11th, 2007

    If you track climate change news items in the mainstream media, or if like me you’re a fan of EcoIron, Green Options or The Coffee House, you probably have already heard of last month’s climate change conference in New York City hosted by the William J. Clinton Foundation, the climate coalition of 40 of the […]

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    Anatomy of a Landfill Controversy

    Thursday, March 15th, 2007

    Working on waste issues in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), you see a lot of controversies involving disposal sites.
    Many times it is some neighborhood that does not want a landfill anywhere near them, either because they fear it will affect their health or property values, they dislike the smell a badly managed site will […]

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    Organic Urban Gardens in Caracas

    Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

    Organoponico Bolivar / Photo: BBC

    The BBC has a brief but quite interesting photo essay (tip of the hat to Brent Eubanks for alerting me to this) about an experiment in organic urban gardening underway in Caracas, Venezuela. One of President Hugo Chavez’s “social projects” is a 1.2 acre urban garden in the city center […]

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