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United States formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord
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United States formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Shaun Tandon / AFP - November 4, 2019

The United States on Monday formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world's largest economy the sole outlier…

Spain steps in to host COP25 climate summit as Greta asks for a lift
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Spain steps in to host COP25 climate summit as Greta asks for a lift

Daniel Silva / AFP - November 1, 2019

Spain will host the COP25 climate summit in December, the UN said on Friday, after Chile abandoned plans to hold it due to deadly anti-government protests. Some…

Global climate meetings in Costa Rica close with call for further action
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Global climate meetings in Costa Rica close with call for further action

AFP and The Tico Times - October 11, 2019

Government and civil society representatives from across the world called on Thursday in Costa Rica for countries to take more decisive action in the face of global…

At environmental forum, Costa Rica touts economic benefits of climate policy
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At environmental forum, Costa Rica touts economic benefits of climate policy

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 9, 2019

President Carlos Alvarado says Costa Rica's decarbonization plan could benefit the country's economy to the tune of $19.5 billion. During a speech at the PreCOP 25 meetings,…

In Costa Rica, experts discuss how to use nature to face climate crisis
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In Costa Rica, experts discuss how to use nature to face climate crisis

Marco Sibaja / AFP and The Tico Times - October 8, 2019

More than a thousand delegates from around the world, including 30 environment ministers, opened a three-day meeting in Costa Rica on Tuesday to discuss an agenda against…

Costa Rica hosting global forum to prepare climate change agenda
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Costa Rica hosting global forum to prepare climate change agenda

AFP and The Tico Times - October 7, 2019

Delegates from across the world will gather starting Tuesday in Costa Rica to discuss the global agenda to combat the environmental disaster that climate change represents. Nearly…

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

The main commitments of the countries in the Paris Agreement
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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: President Carlos Alvarado speaks at Climate Week in New York City
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Watch: President Carlos Alvarado speaks at Climate Week in New York City

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 23, 2019

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado was a featured speaker Monday at Climate Week NYC, a weeklong event in partnership with the United Nations that focuses on environmental…

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