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Trump’s Energy Policy: A Threat to Climate ­Protection in Latin America?

The new U.S. president Donald Trump intends to “unleash” the oil and gas sector in the USA mainly through the deregulation of existing environmental and climate restraints. The withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement is proving itself no less than difficult to accomplish. Nevertheless, one should count on the fact that the U.S. will step considerably back on their international climate obligations. Latin America, which has been counting on a close political cooperation with the U.S. in energy and climate issues, apprehends the beginning of an era of uncertainty. more…

Dr. Christian Hübner | International Reports | May 17, 2017

NDCs: What is there for Latin America big cities?

Second Workshop - Case Study: Mexico City

EKLA-KAS organizes in collaboration with the "International Institute for Sustainability (IIS)" a series of workshops for the implementation of national climate goals by local governments. The second workshop was held on May 11th, in Mexico City, aiming to apply the contributions articulated at the national level within the framework of the Paris Convention to the concrete climatic issues of local policies. more…

Karina Marzano Franco | Event Reports | May 16, 2017

ENERI GOIÂNIA 2017

Brazilian Student Encounter of International Relations

EKLA-KAS supported this event, specially the Panel on "Contexts and challenges for security and energy efficiency in Latin America" held on April 29th, in Goiânia, Brazil. more…

Karina Marzano Franco | Event Reports | May 3, 2017

NDCs: What is there for Latin America big cities?

First Workshop - Case Study: Lima-Peru

EKLA-KAS organizes in collaboration with the "International Institute for Sustainability (IIS)" a series of workshops for the implementation of national climate goals by local governments. The first workshop was held on March 15th, in Lima-Peru, aiming to apply the contributions articulated at the national level within the framework of the Paris Convention (NDC) to the concrete climatic issues of local policies. more…

Michelle Wiesner | Event Reports | April 3, 2017

Arequipa: Path towards sustainability

Regional seminar

In Arequipa, region to the south of Peru, the second regional seminar on sustainable development and renewable energy was held on March 17. This event was organized by the EKLA-KAS Program and the Renewable Energy Network Peru. more…

Event Reports | March 24, 2017