HOME PAGE ABOUT US ARCHIVE
 
  Current
  Edition
  Report
  Accents
  Analysis
  Dialogues
  Notable
  Writings
  Eco-Briefs
  Gallery
  Video
  Contacts
  Permisos
  de uso
Analysis


Crédito: Fabricio Vanden Broeck
Food Security in Times of Crisis
By Alan Bojanic *
Prospects for grain harvests in 2012 have worsened in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Central America, reports Alan Bojanic, interim FAO representative in Latin America and the Caribbean, in this column.

Crédito: Claudius/IPS
After Durban, Latin America Looks Towards Rio+20
By Ede Ijjasz-Vásquez*
The upcoming summit in Rio de Janeiro presents an opportunity to reach agreements that can prevent the world from passing the point of no return in the unsustainable use of natural resources.

Crédito: Fabricio Vanden Broeck/IPS
Facing Peak Oil and Peak Gas: In Search of the Least Evil
By Risto Isomaki*
The use of new technologies to extract previously inaccessible hydrocarbons from the bowels of the Earth could ultimately lead to an ecological nightmare.

Crédito: Claudius/IPS
The future of carbon markets: Taking politics seriously
By Peter Newell *
Strong rewards are needed for those businesses that are willing to invest in a low carbon future.

Crédito: Fabricio Vanden Broeck
A Rio+20 Activist Manifesto and Action Plan
By Bhaskar Menon *
If civil society activists create their own action plan to save the planet, there would be no need for governments to negotiate common standards for nations and communities widely unequal in wealth and technical capacity.

Crédito: Claudius
The Dangerously High Cost of Amazon Beef
By João Meirelles and María José Barney González
A delicious 500-gram Amazonian beef steak produced with 7,000 grams of carbon dioxide and 7,000 liters of water, mixed with belched methane, is the ideal recipe for climate change.

Crédito: Claudius
After Peak Oil, Peak Globalization
By Gunter Pauli *
The reality of a globalized economy seems to be that poverty is its only sustainable phenomenon, says entrepreneur Gunter Pauli in this column.

Crédito: Fabricio Vanden Broeck
JAPAN: Responding Creatively to Crisis
By Daisaku Ikeda *
The rethinking of energy issues in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster will give rise to a new current in human history, says Japanese Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda in this column.

Crédito: Fabricio Vanden Broeck
Algae: Could a Primeval Plant Become a Future Fuel, Food, and Bio-Plastic?
By Mark Sommer *
Algae are rapidly gaining traction in the private sector and academia as their potential becomes clear.

Crédito: Claudius/IPS
How Safe Is Nuclear Power?
By Dietrich Fischer *
If insurance companies are unwilling to risk their money insuring against nuclear accidents, why should people be forced to risk their lives?, writes Dietrich Fischer, author of "Nonmilitary Aspects of Security" and "Preventing War in the Nuclear Age."
  La paz es el camino - Deepak Chopra
La civilización de la selva - Vandana Shiva
El planeta recalentado y sus venganzas - Leonardo Padura Fuentes
Sign up for Tierramerica's free weekly newsletter!
 Amazonas 2030:
Indicators for the Climate Crisis

 EcoMobility is Gaining Ground, Step by Step

 MEXICO:
Mexico City Aquifer Could Be Recharged

 LATIN AMERICA:
Activists Call for Common Front to Defend Whales

 HONDURAS:
Proposal to Compensate National Park for Water Supply

In this section, Tierramérica shares letters from our readers. If you'd like to send us your comments, please write to:
cartas@tierramerica.info
Protocolo de Kyoto - Especial IPS
Inter Press Service
The world's leading provider of information on global issues
THE WORLD BANK
SFLAC
Spanish Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean
 "We Are Facing the Threat of a Social and Health Catastrophe"
 Desert?s Wealth is Wasted in Mexico
 Environmental Innovators Create Virtuous Circles
 

Copyright © 2014 Tierramérica. All Rights reserved