Issue of December, 08, 2007
The island of Bali is the venue of the world's biggest meeting on climate change.
Bali Forecast: Low Expectations
By Eric Lemus* - IPS/IFEJ
on't expect clear actions to come from the climate conference in Bali. The mission is to hammer out an agenda for negotiations and a measurable threshold of commitments to fight global warming, say experts.
Delicious food with no carbon footprint.
Credit: Courtesy of El Huerto
Pots and Pans Against Climate Change
By Daniela Estrada*
o minimize its impact on the climate, a restaurant in Santiago is making more efficient use of heat and energy, purchasing "clean" electricity and carbon certificates.
BRAZIL: Critics Aim at Genetic Resources Law
The public consultation for a legislative bill on genetic resources in Brazil only allows comments by mail or Internet, which impedes the participation of many traditional communities who possess vast knowledge on the use of biodiversity, criticize social justice groups.
CENTRAL AMERICA: A Push for Renewable Energy
The Central American Economic Integration Bank (BCIE) over the next five years will finance small and medium scale renewable energy projects with 89 million dollars.
MEXICO: Warning to Real Estate Investors
If legal actions against the Paraíso del Mar real estate project are successful, those who invested in the western Mexican state of Baja California enterprise will lose a lot of money.
ARGENTINA: Whale Deaths Double
The unusual spike in the number of dead whales found on the beaches of the southern Argentine province of Chubut in October and November has caused concern at the Whale Conservation Institute (ICB).
Lessons From a Unique Decade
José Graziano da Silva *
Rio+20 and Beyond: Together for a Sustainable Future
José Graziano da Silva *
Why Inclusive Green Growth Can Sustain Recent Gains in Latin America
The Global Food Crisis and the Latin American Paradox
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Crisis Sows Community Gardens in Spain
CDs Become Weapon in Political Armoury
Private Interests Infiltrate G20 Summit
Pakistanis Blame CIA for Fresh Polio Cases
Setting Goals to Protect Half the Planet
Defining Green Economy May Stymie Rio Summit
"We All Have to Start Being City Changers"
Tension Around Possible Islamic State in Northern Mali
Health Warnings Loud and Clear on Cigarettes in Argentina
Biggest Economies Still Lagging on Renewables
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