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Caribbean biological corridor
The demarcation and establishment of the Caribbean biological corridor (CBC): as a framework for biodiversity conservation, environmental rehabilitation and development of livehood options in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.
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Inter-American Congress on the Environmental Rule of Law Jamaica
30-31st March and April 1, 2015
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Govt. to distribute further 6000 home solar systems
Febrero 25, 2015 - Kaieteur News
Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Roger Luncheon announced, yesterday, that 6000 solar home systems capable of generating  65 watts, will be distributed and...

Google Makes Biggest Bet on Renewables to Fund SolarCity
Febrero 26, 2015 - Bloomberg
Google Inc. is making its largest bet yet on renewable energy, a $300 million investment to support at least 25,000 SolarCity Corp. rooftop power plants...

 

UNEP Head Joins State Visit by French President to Philippines to Spotlight Need for Urgent Action on Climate Change
Manila, 26 February 2015 - UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner is joining a French delegation to the Philippines, led by President François Hollande, to highlight the fight against climate change and convene a forum intended to encourage faster and more determined action on the global challenge of climate change... More
Modernizing District Energy Systems Could Reduce Heating and Cooling Primary Energy Consumption by up to 50% finds New Report
Nairobi, 25 February 2015 - A transition to modern district energy systems could contribute to 60 per cent of required energy sector emissions reductions by 2050, and reduce primary energy consumption by up to 50 per cent, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme... More
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UNEP ROLAC newsletter: November - December 2014.
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Andean agriculture in the face of climate change. 2014.
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22nd International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment
Water: Where does it come from?

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biennial in Mexico
D Category: Think. Eat. Safe.

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