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Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change | 24 November 2014

CONSISTENCY: The Most Urgent Action Against Climate Change

By Astrid Puentes Riaño, Co-Executive Director, AIDA, @astridpuentes This post is also pubpshed at IntLawGrrls During the first two weeks of December...read more

Capacity Building, Climate Change, Fracking, Public Participation, Toxic Pollution | 27 October 2014

Stopping the spread of fracking in Latin America

“Fracking” is short for hydraulic fracturing, a process used to extract oil and natural gas from historically inaccessible reservoirs. Fracking is...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change, Public Participation | 22 September 2014

"We want the Green Climate Fund to follow the rules of procedure it has adopted"

AIDA attended the Latin American Carbon Forum 2014 in Bogotá, Colombia. There, our lawyer Andrea Rodríguez participated as a representative of civil...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 10 April 2014

COP20: A chance to fight climate change

The world is poised for more poverty, hunger and disease as flooding, heat waves, storms and droughts increase. This is how the newest report of the...read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources | 25 February 2014

Mexico takes action to protect its wetlands from unsustainable development

AIDA and the members of the National Wetlands Committee have won a big victory after years of legal work to protect Mexico’s estuaries, coral reefs,...read more

Climate Change, Toxic Pollution | 2 December 2013

Short-Lived Climate Pollutants: A great opportunity to put the brakes on climate change

By Florencia Ortuzar, legal advisor, AIDA While many of us are alarmed by climate change and its already tangible effects, concern becomes even...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 25 November 2013

Report from COP19: Warsaw, Poland

A terrifying nightmare came true before their eyes. Waves of up to seven meters (23 feet), propelled by winds that reached 315 kilometers per hour (...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change, Public Participation | 13 August 2013

"No thank you" says the Green Climate Fund Board to transparency and civil society input

By Andrea Rodríguez, legal advisor, AIDA, @arodriguezosuna Once again civil society organizations expressed disappointment at the lack of...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change, Public Participation | 1 June 2011

Advocating before the Green Climate Fund

The Green Climate Fund was created to channel money from the developed to the developing world to help create projects and programs for climate...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 17 October 2010

Large dams in the Americas: Is the cure worse than the disease?

Large dams consistently cause severe, and often irreversible, environmental and social damage. Their construction is also often associated with...read more

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