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Climate change could cause 216 million to migrate, World Bank warns

Reduced agricultural production, water scarcity, rising sea levels and other adverse effects of climate change could cause up to 216 million people to migrate within their own countries by 2050.

Weather, climate disasters surge fivefold in 50 years: UN

Weather-related disasters have skyrocketed over the past half-century, causing far more damage even as better warning systems have meant fewer deaths, the UN said.

Costa Rica & Denmark want to end exploration of fossil fuels: report

Costa Rica and Denmark hope to create an alliance of countries willing to set a date to phase out oil and gas production.

Countries eye electric car future

Cape Verde wants clean cars to account for 100 percent of the market in 2035 while Costa Rica has set a 2050 date.

Acceleration of global warming ‘code red’ for humanity

The world must brace itself for worse -- potentially much worse -- to come as the climate changes, the report made clear.

President Alvarado meets with leader of upcoming UN climate talks

President Carlos Alvarado met this week with Alok Sharma, the British politician who will preside over the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP26. 
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Norway Declines Costa Rica’s Request for Oil and Gas Exploration Studies

The Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) informed that Norway rejected the government's request to support studies on the exploration and exploitation of oil...

Costa Rica Invests in La Radial de Alajuela to Enhance Tourism and Reduce Traffic

The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT) reopened the road on La Radial de Alajuela. After three months of work and endless traffic...

U.S. and Costa Rica Forge Strategic Alliance in Technology and Telecommunications

Deputy National Security Advisor Neuberger, along with Department of State Ambassador at Large for Cyberspace and Digital Policy Nathaniel C. Fick and U.S. Ambassador...