Americas

“Uruguay gets $216m boost for wind power projects” – Climate Action – May 26, 2015

On May 26, 2015 Climate Action reported that the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved loans to support two wind energy projects in Uruguay. According to the article, “Uruguay has set a target to source 90 per cent of its total electricity requirements from clean energy sources by the end of 2015. In 2014 Uruguay’s national […]

“What’s Good for Women is Good for the World” – Fair Trade Certified – May 8, 2015

In celebration of Mother’s Day in the United States, Fair Trade Certified published an infographic about how fair trade empowers women: “Women are a driving force behind agricultural productivity in developing countries, but inequality keeps female farmers from thriving. Fair Trade inspires change, and you can be part of the solution. For every Fair Trade […]