Spain Offers to Host UN Climate Conference After Chile Cancellation

Spain has offered to host the COP25 UN climate conference in December after weeks of violent protests forced the Chilean government to cancel both the global environmental meeting and next month’s Apec trade summit. On Thursday afternoon, the Spanish government said the acting prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, had offered to …

Greta Thunberg to Sail Across Atlantic for UN Climate Summits

Greta Thunberg is to sail across the Atlantic in a high-speed racing yacht next month to attend UN climate summits in the US and Chile as part of a sabbatical year the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist will spend in the US. “Good news! I’ll be joining the UN Climate Action …

ABB and Nobel Media announce international partnership

ABB and Nobel Media today announced an international partnership, bringing together two respected organizations committed to the development of innovation, education and scientific research, making ABB one of a select group of Nobel International Partners. Nobel Media, an entity within the Nobel Foundation, extends the reach of the Nobel Prize …

This Is how Santiago, Chile Plans to Fight Against Climate Change

Reducing inequality, securing water supplies and strengthening disaster prevention is crucial to bolster Chile’s quake-prone capital against climate change and other hazards, Santiago’s authorities said. In a new strategy to make the city more resilient, they laid out plans this week to cut congestion and air pollution, improve public transport …

100 MW-AC Solar Project to Power the Santiago Metro

SunPower and Total’s Pelican solar project will supply 42% of the subway system’s electricity needs, and a wind plant will supply another 18%. Today SunPower, Total and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announced a solar project that will supply 42% of the electricity used by the subway system in Santiago, Chile. …