Browsing the "Argentina" Tag

string(0) "" Loading...

Renewable Electricity Auctions: Argentina Awards 400 MW In Solar In RenovAR Program

Argentina has awarded a total 1.1 GW of renewable energy projects in its first auction round of the RenovAR program. Of this total, 400 MW of solar electricity projects. The government has also announced a second round (“Round 1.5”) in November which will include a quota for 200 MW of PV projects. The RenovvAR program, […]

October 17th

Argentina Will Auction 1 GW Renewable Electricity

Argentina has opened its first auction for the acquisition of renewable electricity. According to pv magazine, Argentina’s President, Mauricio Macri, has announced the opening of an auction for 1 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity. The auction targets adding a renewable portfolio into this nation’s energy mix by summer of 2017/2018, and with a deadline […]

May 19th

Ferrets Sold As Poodles

If you just purchased a white poodle in Argentina, you should take a closer look because it might just be a large ferret with very poofed up fur. A Dallas TV station reported recently that a man at a bazaar in Argentina bought what he believed were two toy poodles, but when he got them […]

April 9th

Rising Tide, Sinking Boats — Economic Growth in G20 Nations is Increasing Inequality and Driving Climate Change

  In a briefing paper released January 19 by Oxfam.org entitled, “Left behind by the G20? How inequality and environmental degradation threaten to exclude poor people from the benefits of economic growth,” the standard mantra of pro-growth policy — a rising tide lifts all boats — appears to be an economic myth (like “trickle down”) and […]

January 29th

New 7 Wonders of Nature (24 Pictures, 2 Buts..)

  If you haven’t heard the news yet, the “New7Wonders of Nature” have been announced. First some background,.. then the new 7 Wonders,.. then 2 “Buts.” So, the New7Wonders of Nature project was stated in 2007 and led by Canadian-Swiss Bernard Weber, with organizational work done by the Swiss-based New7Wonders Foundation. Through a global poll, […]

November 13th

Thousands Upon Thousands of Penguins Covered in Oil & Killed Over the Last Decade, but Why?…

TreeHugger had an extremely disturbing piece on mass penguin deaths occurring year after year off the coast of Argentina recently. Every year, hundreds or thousands of penguins wash up on the shores of Argentina covered in oil. Most of the time, no one seems to have a clue as to how they got covered in oil. The only guesses people venture (often biologists) is that there was an oil spill somewhere.

But where? And why every single year?

July 4th

Argentina Gets Big Award from WWF for Ocean Protection Efforts

At the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) last week, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) awarded Argentina’s National Park Administration President, Dr. Patricia Gandini, one of its highest awards — a Leaders for a Living Planet (LLP) award. Gandini and Argentina was given the award for her leadership efforts to protect the southwest Atlantic Ocean and […]

November 1st

Mountain and Lake Photos (10 Friday Photos)

[social_buttons] Enjoy this week’s 10 Friday Photos post with ten photos of beautiful mountain and lake combinations. Mountains and lakes are beautiful on their own and I’m sure we will have to do a post for mountain photos and lake photos individually, but this post captures the great beauty of the two combined. From Lake […]

June 18th

Waterfall Pictures (10 Friday Photos Series)

In my opinion, here are 10 of the best waterfall pictures on the web. Have more? Include a link in the comments. [social_buttons] I think a critical part of care for the environment is experiencing the beauty of nature. Although doing so by looking at pictures on your computer screen may not be the best […]

June 12th