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Costa Rica to sign ‘Under 2’ climate change pledge
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Costa Rica to sign ‘Under 2’ climate change pledge

Zach Dyer - December 2, 2015

Costa Rica became a darling of environmentalists when it announced in 2008 its goal of becoming the world’s first carbon neutral country by 2021. Despite seeming to back…

With COP21 underway, development banks urged to boost ‘green finance’ in Latin America
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With COP21 underway, development banks urged to boost ‘green finance’ in Latin America

Larry Luxner - December 1, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mitigating the expected ravages of climate change – let alone investing in sustainable infrastructure projects – won’t come cheap, say finance experts who calculate…

Latin America hands climate bill to rich world at summit
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Latin America hands climate bill to rich world at summit

Leila Macor | AFP - December 1, 2015

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Latin America will demand at the Paris climate talks that started this week that the richest and most polluting countries foot the bill for…

Google opens online window on toll of climate change
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Google opens online window on toll of climate change

Glenn Chapman | AFP - December 1, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, California -- As world leaders gathered in Paris on Monday in the hope to stopping catastrophic climate change, Google Maps provided online views of remote locations…

Costa Rica honored at Paris climate talks with message on Eiffel Tower
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Costa Rica honored at Paris climate talks with message on Eiffel Tower

The Tico Times - November 30, 2015

Costa Ricans gushed with pride Monday as Paris lit up its most celebrated architectural gem with the phrase "100% Pura Vida." The message on the Eiffel Tower…

Costa Rica backs away from 2021 carbon neutrality goal
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Costa Rica backs away from 2021 carbon neutrality goal

Zach Dyer - November 30, 2015

Costa Rica appears to be distancing itself from an ambitious goal to become the world’s first carbon neutral country by 2021, according to a statement from Casa…

PHOTOS: Costa Ricans march against climate change
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PHOTOS: Costa Ricans march against climate change

Alberto Font - November 29, 2015

Costa Rica joined more than 150 countries around the world that held marches against climate change this past weekend. A march in downtown San José gathered some 100…

Paris climate summit is already a win for Obama, but planet remains in danger
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Paris climate summit is already a win for Obama, but planet remains in danger

Steven Mufson | The Washington Post - November 28, 2015

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama travels to the Paris climate summit on Sunday for what could be the crowning diplomatic achievement of his presidency, yet one…

A Paris climate change talks primer for Costa Rica
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A Paris climate change talks primer for Costa Rica

Jill Replogle - November 28, 2015

Hotels are filling up in Paris over the weekend as delegations arrive from the 195 nations that will participate in the climate talks that start in the…

France puts 24 climate activists under house arrest ahead of UN talks
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France puts 24 climate activists under house arrest ahead of UN talks

AFP - November 27, 2015

PARIS – French authorities have placed 24 activists under house arrest ahead of major U.N. climate warming talks starting near Paris next week, using the state of emergency…

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