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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: Energy Policy Platform (La Plataforma de Política Energética)

URL: http://plataformaenergetica.org/

Description: Energy Policy Platform is a website maintained by the Center for the Study of Labor and Agrarian Development (CEDLA), based in Bolivia. The website serves as a forum to share information, generate knowledge, promote research, and facilitate public debate on energy policy and energy issues in the country. The website features a wide variety of articles, all related to energy issues. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 27 times between Nov 14, 2010 and Jan 13, 2013

Videos: 71 Videos Captured

Subject:   Natural Gas Solar Indigenous Oil Hydroelectric Pipeline Wind Renewable Latin America Bolivia Nuclear Biofuel Ethanol Climate Energy Consumption,  Agreement ,  Lithium

Title: Lithium Batteries: Government Says Iran Not Elected as Strategic Partner

URL: http://plataformaenergetica.org/content/2352

Description: The Bolivian government announced that there was no definite agreement for Iran to be Bolivia's strategic partner in the planned industrialization of lithium resources. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Mines Bolivia,  Agreement ,  Mineral Lithium Mining Iran Japan South Korea France Industrial Investment Reserves Battery

Title: IIRSA: The Two Faces of South American Integration

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/iirsa-el-doble-rostro-de-la-integracion-sudamericana

Description: This article discusses the infrastructure projects proposed by the Initiative for South American Regional Integration (IIRSA). The Andean Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations (IOTC) has expressed concerns regarding the development and implementation of these projects and the social and environmental impacts these projects could have on indigenous communities in the region. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Biomass Oil Mines Hydroelectric Pipeline Power Bolivia Argentina Megaproject Biofuel,  Agreement ,  Mineral Colombia Environment Mining Chile Peru Andean Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations (IOTC) Initiative for South American Regional Integration (IIRSA) Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Consultation Infrastructure Soybean Water Biodiversity Policy Impact Forest National Route 14 Garabi Hydroelectric Paraguay-Parana Project Northwest Pipeline Project (GNEA) Ecuador

Title: The Community of Latin American and Caribbean Biofuels Will Expand and Accelerate the IIRSA

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/la-comunidad-de-estados-latinoamericanos-y-caribe-os-expandir--los-biocombustibles-y-acelerar--la-iirsa

Description: This article discusses the ongoing efforts of Latin American and Caribbean governments to work together to promote the development of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources through new investments, geographical integration, physical infrastructure, and technology transfer in the region. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Solar Biomass Hydroelectric Wind Renewable Megaproject Biofuel Climate,  Agreement ,  Geothermal Sustainable Environment Peru Water Summit of Latin American and Caribbean Integration and Development (CALC) Sun Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA) Latin American and Caribbean Initiative for Sustainable Development (ILAC) Conservation Policy Fund for Technical Cooperation for Initiatives for Infrastructure Integration (FIRII) Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) National Waterways Development Plan (NHRP) Network of Waterways Amazon

Title: Megaprojects:The Indigenous of Colombia in the Orinoco

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/megaproyectos--a-la-caza-del-indigena-colombiano-en-la-orinoquia--sergio-de-castro-sanchez

Description: This article discusses the Recovery of the Meta River Project, an infrastructure project developed through the Initiative for Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA). The project aims to transform the Meta River - a major river located in the Orinoco Basin of Colombia and Venezuela - into a permanent waterway for shipping that serves to integrate the region. The article also looks at how this project relates to another project in the works, The Revival of the Orinoco Project. Throughout the article, the author highlights how these projects could potentially impact indigenous communities in the region, with a particular focus on the Caño Owl Reserve, located in Colombia. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Biomass Oil Megaproject Ecology Biofuel,  Agreement ,  Biodiesel Colombia Environment Carbon Emissions Bioethanol Infrastructure Transportation Venezuela Water River Recovery of the Meta River Project Revival of the Orinoco Project Regional Integration Policy Palm Sugarcane Coca Conservation Protected Area Reserve Forest Initiative for Integration of Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA)

Title: New Conflicts, Old Actors

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/nuevos-conflictos--viejos-actores---raul-zibechi

Description: This article discusses the organizing efforts of indigenous peoples from various parts of Latin American - including Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Colombia - in response to the pressures of mining, oil, and hydroelectric interest on their communities and ecosystems. The author also proposes opening up the debate on the development model adopted by states. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil Mines Hydroelectric Bolivia Argentina NGO,  Agreement ,  Mineral Amazon Colombia Mining Brazil Andean Region Peru Ecuador Cauca Plan Colombia Social Movement Mobilization Landless Workers Movement (MST) Transnational Multinational Corporation The Confederation of Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia Barrick Gold United States Canada Development Model USAID

Title: The Lithium-Potassium Mega-Negotiations

URL: http://www.bolpress.com/art.php?Cod=2010050507

Description: Article on the ongoing negotiations between the Bolivian government and foreign mining companies concerning the extraction of lithium and potassium deposits in the country. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Electric Mines Bolivia,  Agreement ,  Mineral Lithium Mining Potassium Battery Negotiations

Title: Evo Morales: Iran will be a Partner in the Industrialization of Lithium

URL: http://www.bolpress.com/art.php?Cod=2010102702

Description: The article announces an agreement between Bolivia and Iran for the extraction of Bolivia's lithium deposits and the transfer of technology to Bolivia from Iran as part of that agreement. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Mines Bolivia,  Agreement ,  Mineral Lithium Mining Iran Technology Transfer Battery

Title: Climatico: Independent Analysis of Climate Policy

URL: http://www.climaticoanalysis.org/

Description: Based in the United States, Climatico focuses on the latest developments in national-level, climate change policy throughout the world. The site aims to assess government policies and provide independent analysis from a network of researchers and climate change experts. Articles in English.

Captured 20 times between Jul 02, 2010 and Nov 27, 2012

Subject:   Biomass Hydroelectric Biofuel Climate,  Agreement ,  Environment Brazil Technology Renewable Energy Carbon Emissions

Title: Oilwatch South America (Oilwatch Sudamérica)

URL: http://www.oilwatchsudamerica.org/

Description: Oilwatch South America is part of the larger Oilwatch network of resistance to petroleum activities in the tropical countries. It seeks to halt the expansion of the oil industry and provides support to local populations in resisting oil extraction projects. As part of its mission, it posts articles related to oil and alternative energy. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 10 times between Nov 19, 2010 and Nov 27, 2012

Videos: 71 Videos Captured

Subject:   Natural Gas Solar Indigenous Electric Biomass Oil Hydroelectric Wind Renewable Alternative Latin America Nuclear Biofuel Ethanol Climate NGO Energy Consumption,  Agreement ,  Coal Hydrocarbon Hydrogen Mineral Fossil Fuels

Title: America (Tierramérica)

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/

Description: Based in Uruguay, Tierramérica is a UN-supported website that aims to promote the exchange of information and facilitate participatory debate on issues of human development and environmental sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean. As part of its mission, it provides articles on alternative energy (among other topics). Articles in Spanish, Portuguese, and English.

Captured 31 times between Oct 20, 2010 and Jan 13, 2013

Subject:   Solar Indigenous Electric Biomass Oil Mines Hydroelectric Wind Latin America Minerals Biofuel Ethanol Climate,  Agreement ,  Coal Lithium Biodiesell Mercury

Title: Extractive Industries of Peru Faces the Challenge of Transparency

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3702&olt=486

Description: This article describes the Peruvian government's quest to become a member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an intergovernmental organization that aims to increase transparency concerning the payment of revenues by mining and oil companies to governments. Peru is currently the only Latin American country to seek membership in the EITI. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Oil Mines,  Agreement ,  Mineral Mining Peru Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) IGO

Title: Argentina: Resistance to Chinese Plan to Expand Soy in Patagonia

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3773

Description: This article discusses the concern expressed by a number of environmental and social organizations in Argentina concerning an agreement with China to expand soybean production in the southern Argentine province of Río Negro. They are concerned that the expansion of soybean production could pose a threat to the region's biodiversity and food sovereignty. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Biomass Trade Latin America Argentina Biofuel NGO,  Agreement ,  Environment China Food Sovereignty Soybean Food Security Biodiversity

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