The Environment

Gunas, la etnia a la que el cambio climático arrinconó

Los nativos de la isla Cartí Sugdup, en el archipiélago de Guna Yala, se alistan entre temores y esperanza para trasladarse a tierra a firme y convertirse en el primer poblado indígena en América Latina realojado por el cambio climático.

  • Apr 12, 2018
  • 9:51 am

Gunas, the Ethnic Group Cornered by Climate Change

In Panama, the Guna ethnic group, which resides in the Caribbean’s Guna Yala archipelago, will be the first indigenous community in Latin America to be relocated due to climate change.

  • Apr 12, 2018
  • 9:05 am

Punta Cana: Paraíso turístico que sucumbe a la pérdida de playa y al afán hotelero

Un destino turístico de clase mundial pierde metros de playa por un continuo proceso erosivo que se atribuye al cambio climático y a la falta de intervención gubernamental frente al desarrollo hotelero en la República Dominicana.

  • Apr 11, 2018
  • 11:09 am

Tourist Paradise Losing Battle Against Coastal Erosion and Hotel Development Frenzy

The Dominican Republic’s east coast is losing the fight against coastal erosion, due to a lack of government intervention against companies linked to hotel development.

  • Apr 11, 2018
  • 9:35 am

Huracanes dejan al descubierto décadas de negligencia gubernamental en preparación para el cambio climático en el Caribe

Según una investigación regional, el cambio climático no solo erosiona las costas sino que además destruye la vida comunitaria y la actividad económica.

  • Apr 10, 2018
  • 6:01 am

Hurricanes Expose Governments’ Decades of Negligence in Caribbean Climate Change Preparedness

Climate change is not only eroding islands, but also actively destroying community life and economic activity in plain sight with little to no governmental action to protect citizens.

  • Apr 10, 2018
  • 6:00 am

Fracasa la fiebre privatizadora de Luis Fortuño mediante contratos de energía renovable

Puerto Rico se estanca en sus metas de generación de electricidad con sol y viento, y el alto costo de la luz que ofrecen las compañías choca con el plan de reducir la tarifa eléctrica

  • Mar 21, 2018
  • 8:53 am

Belize vs. Big Oil (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio, March 11, 2018

  • Mar 11, 2018
  • 4:04 pm

While Mexico Plays Politics With Its Water, Some Cities Flood and Others Go Dry

I was startled to discover that Mexican officials frequently treat water distribution and treatment not as public services but as political favors.

  • Mar 10, 2018
  • 8:47 am

First Legally-Binding Pact to Protect Nature Activists Is Signed by Latin American and Caribbean States

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís labelled the pact as “crucial for the very survival of our species.”

  • Mar 6, 2018
  • 12:34 pm

Hurricane María: Puerto Rico’s Unnatural Disaster

It exposed the vulnerabilities created by ubiquitous socioeconomic inequality and the differential neglect of the island’s rural regions.

  • Jan 27, 2018
  • 1:35 pm

Black and Brown Families: Get Kicked Out of Your Home or Breathe Foul Air

California, the self-proclaimed leader of the resistance on climate change action and emissions reductions, is about to steamroll over black, brown, and other communities of color with plans to expand a massive freeway in Southern California.

  • Jan 24, 2018
  • 12:52 pm

Hurricane María Exposes Problems Within Puerto Rico’s Solar Panel Industry

Equipment provided by Sunnova, with 62% of the residential renewable energy market in Puerto Rico, stopped generating power, while Casa Pueblo organization was one of the few that succeeded.

  • Jan 16, 2018
  • 3:49 pm

El huracán María destapa el fracaso de la mayoría de los paneles solares en Puerto Rico

Los equipos de la empresa Sunnova, que acapara el 62% del mercado renovable residencial, dejaron de generar luz, mientras la organización Casa Pueblo fue de las pocas que demostró con éxito cómo adaptarse a los efectos del calentamiento global.

  • Jan 16, 2018
  • 3:31 pm

Tell Trump Now: NO Offshore Drilling! PROTECT Our Coasts!

Starting today, you can tell Trump exactly what you think of his plan to put corporate profits above our health, safety, jobs, and way of life.

  • Jan 10, 2018
  • 12:06 pm

Tupak Viteri: Retos de la consulta previa e informada a los pueblos indígenas

“Entonces, nosotros, como nacionalidades, como pueblos, tenemos nuestro gobierno”.

  • Nov 28, 2017
  • 8:06 am

Latin America Demonstrates Leadership at COP23

Several specific countries are playing leading roles and standing out for their work among other developing nations around the world.

  • Nov 25, 2017
  • 11:10 am

Our Power PR Campaign Arrives in Puerto Rico to Join Just Recovery Efforts and Assess Impact of Jones Act

#OurPowerPR was launched in New York to support Puerto Ricans with a just recovery for the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

  • Nov 21, 2017
  • 8:33 am

En Puerto Rico, agencias de gobierno no actúan ante peligros que conllevan los generadores eléctricos

“La gente no quiere escuchar”, se queja la presidenta de la Junta de Calidad Ambiental ante los conflictos vecinales, problemas de salud y seguridad que crean los aparatos.

  • Nov 13, 2017
  • 10:23 am

José Gualinga: Estado neocolonial y educación indígena

Este proyecto de entrevistas recoge la palabra viva, experiencias y luchas de varios representantes importantes del pueblo originario Kichwa de Sarayaku, en la Amazonía ecuatoriana.

  • Oct 19, 2017
  • 10:54 pm

Puerto Rican Energy Researchers Excluded From Island’s Energy Transition Deliberations

Letters have been sent, but the government had not responded.

  • Oct 16, 2017
  • 5:47 pm