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Charlotte Is the Largest US City to Purchase Renewable Energy Through a Green Tariff

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • tariffs
  • United States
Charlotte skyline. Photo by James Willamor/Flickr
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • tariffs
  • United States

Strengthening Disaster Preparedness in the Caribbean

  • Climate Resilience
  • disaster risk management
  • disasters
  • adaptation
  • caribbean
Damage in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. The Caribbean needs international support to prepare for disasters ahead of time. Photo by All Hands and Hearts.
  • Climate Resilience
  • disaster risk management
  • disasters
  • adaptation
  • caribbean
  • Governance
  • caribbean
  • governance
  • Latin America

Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week Is an Opportune Moment to Strengthen Regional Climate Action

  • long-term strategies
  • National Climate Action
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • caribbean
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • Latin America
Aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Domenica
  • long-term strategies
  • National Climate Action
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • caribbean
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • Latin America

Powering Ahead with Solar, Despite Trump Tariffs

  • Energy
  • the trump administration
  • low carbon development
  • solar
  • tariffs
  • United States
Solar panels at Nevada Crescent Dunes
  • Energy
  • the trump administration
  • low carbon development
  • solar
  • tariffs
  • United States
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Maintaining Million-Dollar Reefs and Beaches in Barbados and Beyond

  • coral reefs
  • caribbean
  • oceans
Tropical beach in Barbados. (Public Domain Pictures)
  • coral reefs
  • caribbean
  • oceans
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Beneath the Caribbean Sea, a Wastewater Problem Lurks Unnoticed

  • caribbean
  • natural infrastructure
  • wastewater
Isla Colon in Bocas del Toro, Panama.
  • caribbean
  • natural infrastructure
  • wastewater
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A History of Untreated Sewage Sours Tobago’s Waters

  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Store Bay, Tobago
  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

Reducing Latin America’s Carbon Footprint Means Restoring Life to Degraded Lands

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agroforestry
  • caribbean
  • forest restoration
  • Latin America
Primary forest in Ecuador's Maquipucuna Reserve. Photo by John Kellogg/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agroforestry
  • caribbean
  • forest restoration
  • Latin America
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10 Questions that Shine a Light on Electricity Prices

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity tariffs
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • tariffs
Globally, electricity tariffs have sparked questions about the equitable distribution of costs and have, in some cases, led to social unrest and controversy. Photo credit: Alexandre Baron/Flickr
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity tariffs
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • tariffs
Insights

Making Economic Valuation Count for Coastal Ecosystems in the Caribbean

  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • coastal ecosystems
  • ecosystem services
  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • oceans
  • water
People and economies across the Caribbean are dependent on coastal ecosystems—including coral reefs, mangroves, and beaches. These ecosystems provide critical habitat to commercial fisheries, attract tourists from around the world, and protect coastal communities and infrastructure. Photo Credit: Katina Rogers
  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • coastal ecosystems
  • ecosystem services
  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • oceans
  • water
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More than 75 percent of coral reefs in Caribbean are threatened. Photo credit: copepodo, Flickr
  • coral reefs
  • caribbean

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