Keep updated with, and share the latest news from, about and of interest to community agency networks (CANs) and community groups across Costa Rica.

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  • News This is how Latin America tries to turn its youth into young homeowners, (Mar 01, 2024)

2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Costa Rica restored its ravaged land to health. The rich UK has no excuse for such complete failure, George Monbiot, The Guardian (Apr 21, 2023)

2022[edit | edit source]

  • News The Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance now has 10 core members (Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Greenland, Ireland, Portugal, Quebec, Sweden, Wales, and Washington State), two associate members (California and New Zealand), and five "friends of BOGA" (Chile, Fiji, Finland, Italy, and Luxembourg)., (Nov 16, 2022) — BOGA is an international alliance of governments and stakeholders working together to facilitate the managed phase-out of oil and gas production, led by the governments of Denmark and Costa Rica
  • News Costa Rica’s Los Higuerones coop is a perfect example of what a CAN looks like - combining economy, relationship and conviviality, The Daily Alternative (Mar 21, 2022)
  • News Eisenhower asked, "Is there no other way the world may live?" Demilitarised Costa Rica answers him - a sign of hope, in war times, The Daily Alternative (Mar 18, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

Costa Rica wins £1m from William's Earthshot prize, Oct 18[1]

2020[edit | edit source]

The futuristic cargo ship made of wood.[2] Nov 18

'Sweet City': the Costa Rica suburb that gave citizenship to bees, plants and trees[3] Apr 29

2019[edit | edit source]

Costa Rica unveils plan to achieve zero emissions by 2050 in climate change fight, Feb 25[4]

2018[edit | edit source]

How Costa Rica gets it right on sustainability and wellbeing, says Nobel-prize-winner Joseph Stiglitz, May 7[5]

2017[edit | edit source]

Costa Rica's electricity generated by renewable energy for 300 days in 2017, Nov 22[6]

A global view from a mountain town: how conservation became ingrained in Monteverde, Sep 6[7]

Costa Rica Could Reach 300 Days Running on Clean Energy, Jun 17[8]

2016[edit | edit source]

Costa Rica's electricity was produced almost entirely from renewable sources in 2016, Jan 2[9]

Which is the greenest, happiest country in the world? Jul 29[10]

2015[edit | edit source]

Costa Rica Has Gotten All Of Its Electricity From Renewables For 75 Days Straight, March 21[11]

2007[edit | edit source]

In 2007 Costa Rica planted more than five million trees or 1.25 per person making it the highest per capita planting in the world.[12] December 12

Costa Rica aims to become first "carbon neutral" country.[13] March 12

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Authors Phil Green
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Created April 28, 2023 by Phil Green
Modified May 28, 2024 by Phil Green
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