Costa Rica Goes Renewable

ENVIRONMENT Costa Rica has achieved a clean energy milestone by using 100% renewable energy for a record 75 days in a row. (Independent) Use our resources to discover what other countries are powered up with renewable energy. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit, including a link to today’s MapMaker Interactive maps. Discussion Ideas Costa Rica has not … Continue reading Costa Rica Goes Renewable

What hangs in the balance?

These days Barack Obama has a lot on his plate. With the world watching, Obama must balance economic and environmental policy (CNN article).Many scientists are optimistic about his plan regarding clean energy and carbon emissions reduction. However, some economists fear that a focus on the environment will detract crucial attention and money from addressing the issue of the economic slump. Ideally, new jobs and profit … Continue reading What hangs in the balance?