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Watch: Costa Rica receives ‘Champions of the Earth’ award from UN
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Watch: Costa Rica receives ‘Champions of the Earth’ award from UN

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 27, 2019

Costa Rice last week was named a United Nations "Champion of the Earth" for policy leadership. The organization cited Costa Rica's decarbonization plan as the basis for…

Alvarado promotes Costa Rica’s commitment to combating climate change during U.N. General Assembly
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Alvarado promotes Costa Rica’s commitment to combating climate change during U.N. General Assembly

Nate Doughty - September 25, 2019

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado met with world leaders and diplomats Tuesday during the United Nations General Assembly in New York City to discuss the Central American…

Costa Rica will run on more than 98% renewable energy for fifth consecutive year, government says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will run on more than 98% renewable energy for fifth consecutive year, government says

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2019

The Government of Costa Rica expects the country will generate more than 99% of its energy from renewable resources in 2019. That means Costa Rica will have…

The main commitments of the countries in the Paris Agreement
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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The main commitments of the countries in the Paris Agreement

AFP and The Tico Times - September 23, 2019

The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, hosted a climate summit Monday for world leaders to revise their plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. These are the current…

Watch: Thousands of sea turtles come to shore in massive arribada
Environment
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Environment
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Watch: Thousands of sea turtles come to shore in massive arribada

The Tico Times - September 23, 2019

Thousands of sea turtles came ashore Sunday in the latest arribada, a mass nesting that can last several days. Watch a video of the spectacular event at…

UN names Costa Rica as ‘Champion of the Earth’ for environmental efforts
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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UN names Costa Rica as ‘Champion of the Earth’ for environmental efforts

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 20, 2019

The United Nations has selected Costa Rica as its 2019 Champions of the Earth award for policy leadership, the organization announced Friday. Citing Costa Rica's plan to…

New York at the center of the fight against climate change
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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New York at the center of the fight against climate change

Ivan Couronne / AFP and The Tico Times - September 17, 2019

Environmental activists will meet in New York on Friday for a demonstration and a youth summit, with the goal of pressuring world leaders gathered at the UN…

‘Time to stop talking and start acting,’ Environment Minister says
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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‘Time to stop talking and start acting,’ Environment Minister says

Latin Clima - June 7, 2019

Costa Rica's Environment and Energy Minister, Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, spoke in a webinar addressing Latin America's role in environmental action. "They offer us $5 per ton of…

Communities to commemorate World Oceans Day with cleanups, events
Environment
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Environment
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Communities to commemorate World Oceans Day with cleanups, events

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 5, 2019

Communities across Costa Rica will commemorate Saturday's World Oceans Day with cleanups and similar events. The efforts aim to remind participants about the importance of the oceans…

Renewables, electrification and efficiency the ideal scenario to combat climate change
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Renewables, electrification and efficiency the ideal scenario to combat climate change

Michelle Soto / Latin Clima - May 27, 2019

By expanding the use of renewable sources in combination with greater electrification, the world would be able to reduce more than 75% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…

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