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Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 28 May 2017

Halting the implementation of large dams in the Americas

The more we learn, the clearer it becomes that large dams are unsustainable energy sources.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 8 May 2017

In times of climate change, we must respect nature

We are living now with the realities of climate change; to act otherwise would be ignorant and irresponsible. But, in case we forget, nature will surely remind us.read more

Climate Change, Oceans | 28 April 2017

The ocean needs more from us

Despite its importance, the ocean remains unprotected in large part; no country governs the high seas, international waters that comprise 64 percent of the ocean’s total surface area.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 14 March 2017

Changing the way we approach large dams

In the last decade, we’ve seen that the damage dams do to communities and ecosystems is far greater than the benefits they provide.read more

Climate Change | 15 February 2017

The role of civil society in the Green Climate Fund

The physical participation of civil society in Board meetings is vital. They ensure the Fund takes into account the voices of the communities directly affected by or benefitting from the financing.read more

Capacity Building, Climate Change | 3 February 2017

Why Chile is burning and what we can do about it

The risk of the current fires was latent. More should have been done to prevent them, and to have been better prepared to face them.read more

Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 27 December 2016

2016: 6 reasons to maintain hope for the environment

By Laura Yaniz 2016 was not an easy year. It was especially trying for the fight to protect the environment in Latin America. The loss of brave...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 13 December 2016

Clear accounting for dams and climate change

By Astrid Puentes Riaño (column originally published in El País ) “Our climate is warming at an alarming, unprecedented rate and we have an urgent...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change | 29 November 2016

Climate finance advances, but lacks ambition

The 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) was held in Morocco from November 7-18, 2016...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 9 November 2016

Now, more than ever, it’s time to work for our planet

We have a historic responsibility to demonstrate leadership, to find peaceful solutions, and to ensure a brighter future for present and future generations.read more

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