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    Costa Rica Joins Summit on Climate Change

    Costa Rica is exhibiting at the Summit on Climate Change that began last week in Doha the capital of the oil-rich emirate of Qatar,...

    Costa Rica to Reform Public Transportation to Achieve Carbon Neutrality 2021

    Costa Rica's government will prioritize the conversion of public transport to cleaner energy as part of efforts to become the first country in the...

    Costa Rica Receives US Funding for Environmental Projects

    The United States and Costa Rica announced in September the first eleven favored Costa Rica environmental projects with money from the second debt-for-nature granted...

    Raul Castro Issues Dire Warnings at the Rio+20 summit

    Rio +20 - The president of Cuba, Raul Castro, spoke to the destruction of nuclear stockpiles and promoting the disarmament of nations, during his...

    Can the Earth Summit follow-up Rio +20 make a Difference?

    (TCRN) – The region’s largest environmental conference, the Rio+20, is being held in Rio de Janerio, Brazil on June 20 for 3 days to...

    Costa Rica celebrates World Environment Day

    June 5 marks the World Environment Day; a special date that recognizes the value of natural resources. This day has becomes a global call...

    Costa Rica Projects Promote Carbon Neutrality

    In order to get Costa Ricans to achieve a significant reduction in their carbon emissions, two programs were presented last Thursday which seek to...

    Top UN official confident richer nations will renew vows to curb carbon emissions

    DURBAN, South Africa - The Associated Press. The top UN climate official said Saturday she is confident industrial countries will renew their pledges to cut...

    Costa Rican animated film teaches about climate change

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL5gakDxVsQ Frankling Chang, Costa Rican astronaut, on climate change and Odyssey 2050 "Odissey 2050", an animated film made in Costa Rica was released to the public...

    Costa Rica’s energy policy: An example to follow or to avoid?

    Costa Rica’s pioneering energy policy could be a reliable and cost effective alternative that will lead to a cleaner planet. But is that the case?
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    The Costa Rica News supports Earth Hour

    On Saturday March 26 The Costa Rica News took part in the Earth Hour 2011 event, and switched off electricity for the evening to help save the climate.

    Costa Rica’s Alternative Energy Future

    Contradicting actions by the Costa Rican government have environmental and renewable energy groups questioning Costa Rica’s intentions of being an eco- and environmental-friendly country.Contradicting actions by the Costa Rican government have environmental and renewable energy groups questioning Costa Rica’s intentions of being an eco- and environmental-friendly country.

    Researching Climate Change on the Osa Peninsula

    Conservation organizations are studying sea turtles and other Costa Rican wildlife to discover the effects of climate change on the biodiversity of the Osa Peninsula.
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    Electric car coming to Costa Rica

    Mitsubishi Motors will launch their first electric car in Costa Rica in February 2011. Mitsubishi is launching the vehicle in Costa Rica before any...
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    “Cancun agreements” approved despite the rejection of Bolivia

    The prognosis was not looking good in Cancun, but eventually the states participating in the United Nations climate summit were able to reach a general...

    Litigation slows construction of new hydroelectric dam Toro III

    by TCRN Staff A conflict over expropriation has slowed the construction of the hydroelectric plant Toro III and raised its cost by $ 2 million. The...

    Nature Air Receives Award

    by TCRN Staff Action taken by the Costa Rican Airline Nature Air to offset their carbon footprint has been recognized and rewarded by National Geographic. According...

    Eco-friendly countries combine to demand action at climate talks

    A group comprising six environmentally-friendly nations has urged policymakers to agree on a deal at the Copenhagen Climate Change summit. The consortium is made up...

    Costa Rica’s answers to fight climate change

    The tiny country of Costa Rica has giant plans to help change the world for the better, but for that to happen, serious issues...

    International Day of Climate Action a Success in Costa Rica

    By Lance Harrell On Saturday, October 24th, Costa Rica demonstrated its solidarity with 180 other countries by hosting some of the 5200 events of the...

    Wind Power in Costa Rica

    Inaugurated the first phase of wind farm in Guanacaste which began operating 30 of the 55 turbines that make up the wind farm. For...

    A Goal for Copenhagen

    Few seem willing to address the issue openly, but one of the toughest issues to address when delegates gather in Copenhagen in December for...

    President Arias to speak at U.N. summit in New York on climate change

    Costa Rican President Oscar Arias will take part with 25 other heads of state, including U.S. President Barack Obama, on Sept. 22 for a...

    Carbon Controversies in Costa Rica

    Does the Model Central American Country Live Up to its Big Green Reputation, Particularly When It Comes to Climate Control? Everyone needs something to...

    Mexico, Costa Rica sign agreement on co-op

    MEXICO CITY, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Mexico and Costa Rica reached an agreement on cooperation on Thursday, according to a statement by Mexico's president's...

    Empowering Local Communities Through Carbon Credits

    Under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), carbon offset schemes are limited to afforestation and reforestation. Heavily forested countries like Brazil, Cameroon, Costa...

    Costa Rica and France battle climate change

    Brice Lalone has been appointed by the French Government to lead France's policies in their battle against climate change. Brice and France's Environment, Energy &...

    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...

    Costa Rica Promotes Greener Air Travel

    Costa Rica is hoping for a big jump in its Clean Trips (Viajes Limpios) programme, which allows air passengers to offset the climate-changing gas...

    Air New Zealand Flies on Engine With Jatropha Biofuel Blend

    By James Kanter The New York Times Some in the aviation industry say they could one day be flying the biggest jets across the planet...

    Antarctica’s Hidden Depths to be Explored

    An international team of researchers plans to head to Antarctica later this year to begin a four-year project exploring some of the last uncharted...

    Climate change is happening faster than previously predicted

    Climate change is happening faster than previously predicted according to a new World Wildlife Fund report. LONDON, England (CNN) — Bringing together some of the most...

    Costa Rican bananas to achieve carbon neutrality in four years

    The Costa Rican banana industry is the first banana industry in the world to put in place a coherent and holistic environmental strategy in...
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    NatureAir Launches Educational Eco-Tourism Blog

    Today NatureAir, the world's first certified carbon neutral airline, announced the official launch of its Nature Blog. The blog was created to help educate...
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