Science & Technology

    8 Costa Rican Students Will Participate in World Robot Olympiad

    A total of eight students have been selected to represent the country at the 2012 World Robot Olympiad (WRO), which will take place November 9th – 11th in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. These students, ages 9 through 19, were the winners...

    CO2 emissions with Google Earth

    A team of US scientists led by Purdue University unveiled an interactive Google Earth map on Thursday showing carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels across the United States. The high-resolution map shows carbon dioxide emissions in metric tons in residential...

    Costa Rican Investors shift focus to Biofuels

    Biofuel investing has seen a sharp rise over the past year, but spiked just since President Obama took office. Obama’s push for green energy investment and growing demand for Green Fuels is seen as the major cause for the...

    Ormat for 65M geothermal deal

    Nevada firm plans second project with utility Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad.Reno, Nev.-based Ormat Technologies (NYSE: ORA) is preparing to start its second geothermal project in Costa Rica after being chosen for a $65 million contract with Banco Centroamericano de...

    Air New Zealand Flies on Engine With Jatropha Biofuel Blend

    By James Kanter The New York TimesSome in the aviation industry say they could one day be flying the biggest jets across the planet without contributing to climate change — using biofuels.They also say that it will be easier...
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    OECD Will Hold Its First Environmental Sustainability Summit in Costa Rica

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