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Green infrastructure: protect your oceanfront with a coral reef

Hurricane Matthew just swept across the Caribbean, leaving behind destruction and crumbled infrastructure. In Haiti, impassable roads and...

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Can an entire city switch to LED lights?

Over the past few years, LEDs have become increasingly common, as they provide long-lasting performance for a fraction of the energy used...

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Investing in water and sanitation is no dirty business

In an era of smart cities, 3D printing and artificial intelligence, The Economist awarded the “humble loo” the world’s greatest...

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Ports vulnerable to climate change but not to inaction

Ports are vulnerable to climate change. But vulnerability doesn’t call for inaction. It calls for an organized response that incorporates...

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Combining cattle and forestry: five benefits of silvopastoralism

Expanding silvopastoral systems in Latin America has enormous potential to mitigate climate change while increasing revenues for cattle...

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“One point five to stay alive” – Three ways the Caribbean’s private sector can mobilize climate action

One goal of the upcoming Paris negotiations is to limit global temperature rise to two degrees Celsius. The Caribbean is aiming even lower,...

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Adaptation matters: the private sector’s role adapting to climate change

At COP 21, let's not overlook the private sector's ongoing investment in adaptation to climate change. Agribusiness is one good place to...

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Agribusiness supply chains and climate change: why women matter

Women represent on average 20 percent of the agricultural labor force in Latin America and more than 60 percent of agricultural employees...

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Four reasons to pay attention to the private sector at COP21

The private sector is largely absent from the negotiations despite the fact that it is responsible for the majority of both GDP and...

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What is the connection between No Impact Week and sustainable business?

What is the connection between No Impact Week and sustainable business? How is less consumption good for business? Companies and employees...

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