There’s an interesting post worth reading in the blog of the University of Chile’s Environmental Law Center (CDA) arguing that the principle of extended producer responsibility (EPR) may be applicable to electronics waste (e-waste, e-scrap or WEEE) in Latin America. The author, the CDA’s Kreuza Alarcón, is part of the team producing a report on […]
According to the blog of the University of Chile’s Environmental Law Center (DCA), Environment Minister Ana Lya Uriarte assured them the other day that Chile is ready to assume all the environmental standard commitments that will come with its membership, currently under negotiation, in the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). She pointed […]
A few weeks after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its “summary for policymakers” that shook the world with its conclusions about the possible development of global climate change during the 21st century, Chile’s National Environment Commission (CONAMA) released a study it commissioned looking more narrowly at the probable global climate change impacts […]
World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). Brazil Low-carbon Country Case Study. Published by World Bank Group. English. 2010. 286 pp.
This report by ESMAP seeks to identify ways to reduce Brazil’s greenhouse gas emissions without seriously compromising its development efforts. The Bank proposes a low-carbon scenario that would represent a 37% reduction in […]
A few weeks back I announced the creation of a Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Environment Blogroll, wherein you will be able to find some of the best quality blogs on environment issues in the LAC context, and I invited suggestions, recommendations, nominations, etc. for which blogs to include.
I am happy to introduce you to […]