January 13, 2013
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Green News: Chile’s temperatures rise, Costa Rica’s whales stay, and Mexico’s wind farms grow

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Latin America Green News is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America.
January 2-11, 2013
Chile
Chile’s Minister of Energy,… Continue reading

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May 25, 2012
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 5/21- 5/25/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
On May 21, President Piñera gave his third annual national address to the country. His speech received unfavorable reactions from environmentalists for its brief and si… Continue reading

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April 21, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 4/15- 4/21/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
SunEdison, the fourth largest solar company in the world, plans to install photovoltaic solar plants in Chile’s Atacama region. SunEdison’s vice president for thei… Continue reading

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March 30, 2012
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 3/25 – 3/30/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
Energy Minister Rodrigo Álvarez quit his post unexpectedly, after agreements to settle the protests in Aysén were made without him. (La Tercera 03/27/2012) His d… Continue reading

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July 1, 2011
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: Week of 6/26 – 7/1/2011

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC Chile
UNESCO made Chile’s “Corredor Biológico Nevados de Chillán y Laguna del Laja” one of its Biosphere Reserves for having an important variety of endemic species…. Continue reading

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March 15, 2011
by Amanda Maxwell
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Presidents Obama and Piñera should not pursue nuclear energy in Chile – now more than ever

Right now, even as Japan is on the verge of nuclear disaster after the recent crippling earthquake and tsunami, U.S. President Obama and Chilean President Piñera are continuing with their plans to sign a nuclear accord ahead of Obama’s visit to&… Continue reading

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October 1, 2010
by Amanda Maxwell
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Climate, Energy and Environment News from Latin America: 9.27 – 10.1.2010

Chile:
During a trip to California with President Sebastian Piñera, Energy Minister Ricardo Raineri signed an agreement with the State of California to increase the exploration and utilization of geothermal energy.  (El Mercurio, 9/27/10)
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