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LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Collected by: University of New Mexico

Archived since: May, 2010

Description:

This archive is part of a University of New Mexico project that uses innovative technological solutions to build an easy to use knowledge base on energy policy and dialogue in Latin America for educational and policy-oriented research interests in the United States, Latin America, and the world.

Subject:   Government Science & Health Computers & Technology

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Title: La RENACE y la Energía Nuclear

URL: http://opsur.wordpress.com/2011/04/14/la-renace-y-la-energia-nuclear/

Description: This article presents the position of the RENACE (the National Ecological Action Network of Argentina) as put forward at its meeting (Assembly No. XXXIV) which was held in Saladillo, Argentina from April 2-3, 2011. In its statement, RENACE staunchly opposes the use of nuclear power and demands an open, public debate on energy issues. It condemns nuclear power as unsafe, expensive, and bad for the environment for Argentina and Latin America more broadly. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Power Nuclear Argentina Uranium Environment RENACE Policy Radiation Waste,  Consumption

Title: Argentine Biofuels Begin

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3539&olt=462

Description: This article discusses the implementation of government policy in Argentina concerning biofuels - through the blending of gasoline with ethanol and diesel fuel with biodiesel - in pursuit of lower carbon emissions. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Natural Gas Biomass Oil Alternative Argentina Biofuel Biodiesel Carbon Emissions Soybean Gasoline Fuel Petroleum Climate Change Carbon Dioxide Sugar Cane Corn Cassava Yuca,  Consumption ,  Export Import Domestic Market Green Fuel

Title: Uruguayans From Mud and Clay

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3548&olt=463

Description: This article discusses experimentation with bioconstruction in the building of homes in Uruguay. Using straw, wood, clay, and mud, Uruguayans are building natural homes that are healthier, more affordable, more energy-efficient, and more sustainable than cement homes, but many barriers remain, hindering the growth of bioconstruction. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Alternative Housing Bioconstruction Uruguay Green Building Sustainability Natural Homes Energy Efficiency,  Consumption ,  Permaculture

Title: Ecological Earthquake in Chile

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3582&olt=468

Description: This article discusses the opportunities for incorporating renewable, alternative, and sustainable energy sources into reconstruction efforts following the earthquake and tsunami that hit Chile on February 27, 2010. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Solar Electric Pollution Power Wind Renewable Alternative Chile Environmental Impact Biodiversity Reconstruction Destruction Earthquake Tsunami Sustainability Urban Planning Recycling Dry Toilet Compost Development Cell Phone Decentralization,  Consumption ,  Household

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