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  • The Time is Ripe for Energy Efficiency Focus in LAC / Es la hora en LAC para potenciar la eficiencia energética

    Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

    From the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC):
    The Region is Before a Historical Opportunity to Heighten Energy Efficiency

    Experts discussed the situation and future of energy use in Latin America and the Caribbean during an inter-governmental meeting at the Commission headquarters.

    Latin America and the Caribbean are before a historical opportunity to strengthen […]

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    Los ministros de energia de ALC acuerdan promover eficiencia energética y energías renovables

    Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

    Synopsis in English: The Energy Ministers of 17 Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) nations, meeting last week in Buenos Aires at the annual Ministerial of the Quito-based Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE), agreed to promote the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the region.  Their commitment included joint actions toward that end, including […]

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    The Real Significance of the OAS Declaration of Panama on Energy

    Friday, June 22nd, 2007

    Let’s Keep It in Perspective
    If you read about it in Biopact, you could be forgiven for coming away with the impression that the Organization of American States’ (OAS) Panama Declaration on Energy for Sustainable Development (English, Spanish, Portuguese) focussed mostly on biofuels. (It didn’t.) If you read some of the region’s traditional media […]

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    Temas Reading List: Energy

    Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

    European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) and Greenpeace International (GP). Working for the Climate: Renewable Energy & the Green Job [R]evolution.  English.  2009. 72 pp.
    GP undertook this study to determine whether there would be more jobs created by its “Energy [R]evolution” scenario (see below) — which called for a nine-fold increase in renewable energy and massive […]

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