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    “Eco-Drive” Program Trained 2,300 Drivers in Cost Reduction and Environmental Impact

    Hay 2,300 conductores de flotas de 24 compañías costarricenses que fueron capacitados en reducción de costos bajo el programa gratuito Eco-Drive. El programa tiene como objetivo mejorar la eficiencia del combustible y reducir el impacto ambiental negativo , así como prevenir accidentes de tráfico

    Sea Sponges: Key Biological Organisms in Combating the Climate Crisis

    A group of Spanish researchers, from the Center for Advanced Studies in Blanes (CEAB-CSIC), found that sea sponges retain about 48 million tons of...

    Green Initiative Proposes Reforesting the GAM to Combat Climate Change

    Not long ago, San José was a wild city. Interwoven with the novelty of urban and natural green, the rich biodiversity is quickly being...

    Do You Know Why Mosquitoes Always Choose You?

    When summer comes, mosquitoes arrive. Nothing ruins a perfect evening than its buzzing, which warns that a mosquito is looking for hot food. There...

    Municipal Nursery of San José Will Produce 16 Thousand Trees

    A new tree nursery located in Pavas will produce 16,000 trees and shrubs to contribute to the tree planting process of different parks and...

    The Sea Is Changing Color

    By the end of the 21st century, much of the sea will have changed color. Marine phytoplankton, the base of the oceans, is suffering...

    Costa Rica Breaks Records in Reforestation

    In recent times, deforestation linked to the logging and burning of trees has produced an abrupt change in our ecosystem, caused by human action....
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    Did Costa Rica Really Use 99% Renewable Energy in 2015?

    Recent developments call into question the validity of ICE’s claim. Costa Rica blew-up the media at the beginning of 2015, announcing it had gone 285...

    Tax Breaks, Solar Connections and $10 Plasma Reactors

    Recent news suggests now is the perfect time to make the jump to alternative energy in Costa Rica. A new Costa Rican bill proposes tax...

    Why it’s Easier to Live Greener in Costa Rica

    Many people wish to live a more ecofriendly lifestyle, but find they just can’t get into the groove of it. Society in the States...

    Costa Rica, Regional Leader In Clean Energy Production

    Costa Rica is the regional leader of clean energy, thanks to a plan that takes advantage of natural resources and climate change. During the first...

    Forum Debates Region’s Environmental Future and Human Welfare

    A conference hosted by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization, began today in Panama. It is...

    Do You Accept the Challenge to Slow Climate Change?

    What happens when two university students take to the streets with nothing but a white board and a video camera? Parque La Libertad’s “accept...

    Solar Energy Conference coming to Central America

    More than 150 senior executives from 19 countries will convene this November to discuss the future solar energy in Central America and Colombia. The conference,...

    5 Ways to Lessen Your Baby’s Carbon Footprint

    We all love babies. They’re small, squeaky mini-versions of adults, full of energy and personality, and adorable to boot. These tiny packages of joy...

    Electric Buses Coming to San Jose

    In just a few weeks, hybrid buses will hit the roads between San Jose and Desamparados as part of a new test initiative. According to...

    Costa Rica President Solís Addresses UN in Geneva on Climate Change

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - On June 8, 2015, Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís addressed the UN in Geneva. Solis called on...

    Costa Rica Continues to Run on 100% Renewable Energy

    In 2004, almost 47% of Costa Rica's energy came from renewable sources. Today, Costa Rica has gone 113 days using only renewable energy for...

    Costa Rica Is Running 100% on Renewable Electricity

    Costa Rica continues its quest to become the most sustainable and renewable energy country on the planet and has now powered the entire country...

    Costa Rica’s Green Vehicle Swap-Out Initiative Already Gaining Momentum After First Week

    The Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) officially began their Efficient Vehicle Acquisition Program (PAVE) last week, which already has 15 people who have...

    Nine More Costa Rican Companies Receive the Carbon Neutral Seal of Approval

    The Costa Rica Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) presented nine more companies with the Carbon Neutral (C-Neutral) seal, reported an official source. Of the...

    Chang Holds Press Conference Regarding His Break With Recope for the Costa Rica Hydrogen...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - On Wednesday, Dr. Franklin Chang announced that his company Ad Astra Rocket was ending their relationship with the...

    Costa Rica Develops New Green Vehicle Program to Further Reduce the Country’s Carbon Footprint

    The Costa Rica government has announced the development of the Acquisition Program for Efficient Vehicles (PAVE) which will promote a reduction of national energy consumption...

    Costa Rica Will Have Hydrogen Powered Cars in the Country by 2018

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Within three years, the Costa Rican company Purdy Motor will bring the first hydrogen operated vehicles into the...

    New Bill Will Award Green Companies Big Tax Breaks for Their Carbon Emission Conscious...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A bill is being debated in Costa Rica Legislature that proposes to reward companies that reduce their carbon...

    Tire Giant Bridgestone has Grand Opening for Costa Rican Plant That Runs on Biomass

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A boiler that uses biomass will reduce daily fuel consumption by 50 percent  for the multinational company Bridgestone to produce...

    Can Costa Rica be Carbon Neutral by 2021? This Conference Points to Yes

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – On Thursday, September 25, the World Sustainable Construction Week was honored by the World Green Building Council (WGBC)...

    Costa Rica Carbon Neutral 2021: Reality or Unrealistic?

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica has made an international commitment since 2009, acquired during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change,...

    Six More Costa Rican Companies Awarded Carbon Neutral Certification

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Six more companies have been certified as carbon neutral, after they received the declaration of the Institute of...

    Costa Rica is Within 19% of Its Carbon Neutrality Goal for 2021

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) today presented the progress on the carbon neutrality goal for 2021. The data...

    Costa Rica Honors Newly Carbon Neutral Businesses

    The Costa Rican News (TCRN) - The government of Costa Rica today gave the stamp of carbon neutrality to six more companies and organizations,...

    Five Companies Receive Carbon Neutral Status in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Standardization Technical Institute of Costa Rica (Inteco) announced that five companies will be declared carbon neutral. Inteco, one...

    First Costa Rican Carbon Offset Bank Opens

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Starting on October 17th, Bank2 went into operation, which is the first carbon bank in Costa Rica that...

    Costa Rica Banana Industry Working Towards 2021 Carbon Neutral Goal

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica’s banana sector of said that 99% of the fruit farms producing solid waste are handled properly...

    Costa Rica moves Forward on Local Carbon Market

    The Costa Rica Minister of Environment and Energy announced that in the next few months the country will have a local carbon market with...

    The WB Gives $ 3 million to Costa Rica for Carbon Market

    The World Bank (WB) will provide $ 3 million in funding to Costa Rica in order to develop their local carbon market and the...

    Blue Carbon, Treasure Hidden in Wetlands

    Costa Rica News - Mangroves and wetlands could be the right way to reach the goal of a carbon neutral country by 2021. Mangroves...

    With Carbon Neutral Bananas Sector Seeks Greater Momentum

    Costa Rica News - After a low level of exports in 2012, the banana industry seeks alternatives to increased competitiveness. Efforts range from environmental...

    World Bank for a Carbon Fund Selects Costa Rica

    This month Costa Rica became the first choice for World Bank for a Carbon Fund, allowing access to $63 million for the Payment Program...

    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...
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