I'm not a scientist but Chile might implement a carbon tax

Environmental Economics

And yet, for environmentalists, a sliver of hope exists in the shape of Chile, one of Latin America’s fastest-growing economies, which last month approved the first carbon tax in South America. Chile’s tax, which targets large factories and the electricity sector, will cover about 55 percent of the nation’s carbon emissions, according to Juan-Pablo Montero, a professor of economics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, who informally advised the government in favor of the tax.

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Solar-powered timber home in Chile embraces ocean views

AGreenLiving

Related: This elevated prefab home in Chile takes in striking volcano views “The proposed volume is proposed longitudinally in favor of the slope,” explains the architects in a project statement. Read the original here: Solar-powered timber home in Chile embraces ocean views.

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Eco-house in Chile thrives in every season

AGreenLiving

Located in Frutillar, Chile , the eco-home’s site had views of lush greenery, in the form of meadows and forests, that presumably made the property so attractive to the landowners. Read the original post: Eco-house in Chile thrives in every season.

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Hot reason to visit Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru: sustainability

Green Traveler Guides

The Cusco region—including Machu Picchu—joins the Chile''s Lake Llanquihue as the first South American destinations to get on the eco-friendly bandwagon of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Chile Cusco Lake Llanquihue Machu Picchu Peru South America The Americas Chile green travel Chile sustainable tourism eco friendly Cusco eco friendly Lake Llanquihue eco friendly Machu Picchu Green Travel News Peru green travel Peru sustainable tourism Reuters

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BRITISH ADVENTURERS JOIN BIGGEST EVER FIELD IN CHILE ECO-RACE

Green (Living) Review

A record 19 teams – 76 adventurers – to take on an extreme wilderness course Race to raise awareness of the endangered wilderness in Chilean Patagonia UK team returns to defend their title in 10th anniversary race PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE: Two teams of British eco-adventurers will head into the Patagonian wilderness on Tuesday (Feb 14th) in an extreme endurance environmental multisport race designed to protect one of the most remote parts of the planet.

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Chile No Tie Campaign Hopes To Reduce Energy Use

Eco Friendly Daily

Now the country of Chile is attempting to use the same campaign across their country. Now the same controversy is brewing in Chile. However, the nation is sticking to the campaign for the time being and the government hopes to save $10 million in four months this summer in Chile. The energy minister of Chile, Rodrigo Alvarez, spoke of the campaign which is called “In summer, take off your tie.”

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Patagonian Dam Project Stirring Up Controversy In Chile

Eco Friendly Daily

A similar scenario is now playing out in another South American country, Chile. Chile relies largely upon hydropower and foreign fossil fuels for their current energy needs. Recent polls in the country of Chile have found that 61 percent of the population disagrees with the building of the dams. In recent months the Brazilian government has approved a very controversial dam project for the country.

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Starre Vartan Called “Queen of Eco Chic” in Chile’s El Mercurio Newspaper

Eco Chic

I am honored to be featured in Chile’s oldest continuously published newspaper, El Mercurio (it’s also the oldest Spanish-language paper in the world!). Worldchanging Women chile Eco-Chick el mercurio Starre Vartan

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Casa I combines traditional courtyard typology with modern construction in Chile

AGreenLiving

Santiago-based architects Alfredo Thiermann and Sebastián Cruz of architecture office Thiermann Cruz Arquitectos have completed a home that celebrates Chile’s once-popular courtyard housing typology — a residential style that has faded away in popularity since the second half of the 19th century. Casa I combines traditional courtyard typology with modern construction in Chile.

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Wanderlust Festival to be Held in Chile and Hawaii in 2013 (I’m Excited!!)

Eco Chic

So I was really excited to hear that Wanderlust will not only be back at all its regular locations again this year, but that they are also doing festivals in Hawaii and Chile (info about Chile won’t be available until later this month)! AND Wanderlust Chile will kick off the 2013 season on February 15 – 17, taking the music and yoga phenomenon to South America for the first-time ever. Escapes chile festival hawaii north shore o'ahu surfing wanderlust yoga

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Architects use simple, low-cost and efficient materials to create spectacular home with ‘flying roof’ in Chile

AGreenLiving

Located in a coastal area in Chile’s Valparaíso region, the gorgeous home was built using prefabricated and modular materials, then topped with an eye-catching, origami-inspired metal roof. Architects use simple, low-cost and efficient materials to create spectacular home with ‘flying roof’ in Chile. Modern homes come in all shapes and sizes, but it seems that architects are opting to take a simpler route these days when it comes to creating amazing designs.

Top 10 ethical destinations in the developing world

Green Traveler Guides

Argentina Bahamas Central America Chile Costa Rica Dominica Europe Latvia Mauritius News Palau Serbia South Pacific Islands Uruguay Ethical Traveler Green Travel NewsEvery year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world's developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry.

World’s 10 best ethical destinations for 2014

Green Traveler Guides

Africa Bahamas Barbados Cape Verde Caribbean Cuba Dominica Egypt Europe Iran Latvia Lithuania Middle East Namibia Oceania Palau South America Uruguay Chile ethical travel Ethical Traveler Green Travel News Mauritius Philippines Reuters

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World’s 10 best ethical travel destinations for 2015

Green Traveler Guides

Africa Cape Verde Chile Cuba Dominica Ghana Grenada Lithuania Madagascar Malawi Mauritius Palau Samoa South America The Americas Tonga Vanuatu best developing nations to visit ethical travel ethical travel 2015 Ethical Traveler

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New Year’s resolutions for green travelers

Green Traveler Guides

Africa Alaska Australia Chile Costa Rica Croatia Europe Kenya Masai Mara North America Osa Peninsula Peru South America Sweden United States Croatia truffles Great Ocean Road Green Travel News Kenai Fjords Masai Kuku Group Ranch Reuters River Klaralven Tambopata Torres del Paine PatagoniaTis the season for looking ahead to 2013. Here are eight New Year's resolutions to enrich and broaden the horizons of any green traveler.

TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean

Green Traveler Guides

Argentina Auckland Australia Belize Brazil Canada Caribbean Central America Chile Costa Rica Ecuador Green Travel News Guatemala Mexico New Zealand North America Peru South America The Americas Uruguay Venezuela TripAdvisor GreenLeaders world's largest green hotel program| Green Travel News | Two years after the initial launch of TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program, it’s now gone under into Australia and New Zealand, reports Green Lodging News.

Two holiday cabins on stilts sit lightly by the ocean

AGreenLiving

Located in Matanzas, Chile , a coastal region about 2.5 Green a-dining-room android boston carbon chile holiday home homes life london storage waterhours from Santiago, La Loica and La Tagua are two holiday cabins that rise from the rocks overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Geologists Look to Past for Answers on Future Tsunami Threats

Environmental News Network

Multiple large and destructive tsunamis in the past few decades in the Indian Ocean (2004), Chile (2010), and Japan (2011) have underscored the threat that tsunamis pose to coastal regions, ushering in a new era of research aimed at better predicting areas threatened by the fast-developing natural disasters.

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Quick Take: Technology Opens New Doors for Fisheries

Cool Green Science

During the Seafood Summit, we explored concrete examples of technology and co-management arrangements that are bringing fishermen, seafood buyers, distributors, and non-governmental organizations together in Chile, Indonesia and the United States. Take Chile for example. This week, I joined colleagues and partners at the Seaweb Seafood Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana to discuss sustainable seafood and fisheries.

Two holiday cabins on stilts sit lightly by the ocean

Inhabitant

Located in Matanzas, Chile, a coastal region about 2.5 hours from Santiago, La Loica and La Tagua are two holiday cabins that rise from the rocks overlooking the Pacific Ocean

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Do we really need to mine the deep seas to power EVs?

AGreenLiving

The global lithium supply is concentrated in Chile, Australia and Argentina. Business Green a-mining-group a-newly-found algae bloom areas-on-earth australia battery chile electric vehicles global-warming- health high massachusetts nature-as-well technology

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AutoCamp to expand Airstream glamping to Zion, Joshua Tree and the Catskills

AGreenLiving

Related: Adorable timber cabins in Chile let you glamp among the trees On track to open this fall, AutoCamp Joshua Tree will feature 47 Airstreams, four Accessible Suites and four X Suites on a 25-acre property. Green airstream autocamp california chile glamping gooseberry gulf heat recovery ventilation national-park outdoor lodgings social distancing trees water saving fixtures

An airy multigenerational home shows adaptive reuse done right

AGreenLiving

Eco Green areas-on-earth australia austria chile farmhouse health home local massachusetts renovation rural architecture solar hot water system timber construction wood woolVienna-based architecture firm OEOOO has transformed and expanded a disused farmhouse into the Hehl Tenne House, a warm and inviting multigenerational home wrapped in timber inside and out.

Going Bananas Over Food Miles – Putting the Eco Back in Economics

Green Prophet

It was like one of those weird trivia quizzes, What do these places have in common: Israel, Egypt, Chile and the United States? According to the label on a package of berries I bought in a local store in Ireland, the cherries came from Israel, the strawberries from Egypt, the blueberries from Chile and the raspberries from the United States. Here are the total distances and travel time at a cruising speed of 30 kph: Arica, (nearest port in Chile) to Dublin: 11875 km, 19 days.

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Restored Georgian townhouse has rainwater-fed green roof

AGreenLiving

Green architecture chile energy efficiency garden green renovation green-roof house london photography project right solitary-cabinThe Sun Rain Room is an extension and restoration of a two-story Grade-II listed townhouse designed and constructed by Tonkin Liu.

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Check out these amazing sustainable cabins by ZeroCabin

AGreenLiving

Armed only with experience in biology, chemistry and physics, a group of Chile -based scientists took concepts ranging from photosynthesis to thermodynamics to create ZeroCabin, a collection of off-grid and self-sustaining cabins that use “free energy” to function. Green a-new-tab a-solitary-cabin architecture chile energy efficiency house kitchen project solitary-cabin

Upstart Hazel finds cachet for innovative sachets that extend produce shelf life

AGreenLiving

But Hazel’s customer Oppy, a grower/shipper of berries, grapes, apples and pears from Chile and Peru, saw a profound effect on an often overlooked but important area: the grape’s stems. Business Eco Green a-little-more a-normal-year a-riper-fruit chile europe hazel industry shelf technology

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EcoCamp in Torres del Paine: An Ethical Escape to Patagonia

Eco Chic

When a good friend got married in her hometown of Santiago, Chile, I found myself faced with the opportunity to travel somewhere I had never thought about going before. Torres del Paine lies at the southern tip of the Andes in the Magellanes and Chilean Antarctica Region of Chile. Escapes chile eco camp ecocamp ecohotel ecotourism ecotravel ethical travel Hiking patagonia torres del paine tourism travel wanderlust

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EcoCamp in Torres del Paine: An Ethical Escape to Patagonia

Eco Chic

When a good friend got married in her hometown of Santiago, Chile, I found myself faced with the opportunity to travel somewhere I had never thought about going before. Torres del Paine lies at the southern tip of the Andes in the Magellanes and Chilean Antarctica Region of Chile. Escapes Featured chile eco camp ecocamp ecohotel ecotourism ecotravel ethical travel Hiking patagonia torres del paine tourism travel wanderlust

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VOZ: Handmade Fair Fashion for the New Modern Look

Eco Chic

VOZ international designers work intimately with artisans in Mapuche communities in southern Chile, to envision, prototype and finalize the fair trade fashion collections. Fair Fashion chile fair fashion Handmade independent designers New York Fashion Week NYFW voz women Sometimes, runway shows can change your perception of a line of clothing. VOZ (which means voice) is a prime example; the level of detail on many of the pieces is hard to comprehend until you see them in person.

EcoCamp in Torres del Paine: An Ethical Escape to Patagonia

Eco Chic

When a good friend got married in her hometown of Santiago, Chile, I found myself faced with the opportunity to travel somewhere I had never thought about going before. Torres del Paine lies at the southern tip of the Andes in the Magellanes and Chilean Antarctica Region of Chile. Escapes Featured chile eco camp ecocamp ecohotel ecotourism ecotravel ethical travel Hiking patagonia torres del paine tourism travel wanderlust

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Sanjayan: There’s a Better Way to Communicate about Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Climate Change Science Communications Chile glacier climate change communication glacier melt Nature Conservancy science Sanjayan Santiago water shortageConservancy Lead Scientist Sanjayan in Kaktovik on the arctic coastal plain inside the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska. Image credit: Sanjayan/TNC. Bob Lalasz directs science communications for The Nature Conservancy.

Karl Marx and the Metabolic Rift Theory

Green Blog

An example of a global metabolic rift and its consequences can be seen in the 19th century trade in guano (bird droppings) and nitrates from Peru and Chile to Europe. So this metabolic rift between town and country resulted in the loss of soil fertility in Great Britain and other nations which in turn led to the global trade of guano and nitrates from Peru and Chile.

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The bee has been declared the most important living being on the Planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Following a meeting at the Royal Geographical Society in London, United Kingdom the Earthwatch Institute declared bees the most important living beings on this Planet, however, according to wildlife experts & scientists many bees have joined the long list of Endangered species.

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Solar power becoming world's cheapest form of electricity production, analysts say

Green (Living) Review

In August, an auction to supply electricity in Chile achieved the record low price of $29.10 (£23.30) per megawatt-hour – a record low price and about half the price of a coal competitor. ‘Renewable energy will beat any other technology in most of the world without subsidies’ Solar power is becoming the cheapest way to generate electricity , according to leading analysts.

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Enrico Andreoli Montreal and More, Where to Travel To Post-Pandemic

Eco Friendly Daily

Chile. And finally I would love to go down to Chile, Santiago most likely, with a stop off at the glaciers in the south of the country. I have heard great things about Chile, from the Atacama desert to the stunning glacial waters, and of course the bustle of Santiago as well.

Monkey puzzles: an iconic tree under threat

Green (Living) Review

The monkey puzzle tree is under threat in its native Chile, but UK gardeners can help. Robbie Blackhall-Miles explains how Listen to Robbie Blackhall-Miles talk about monkey puzzles in our new podcast on trees I sat in a state of dismay as I read about the forest fires threatening Chile.

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The might of metals in the clean energy transition

AGreenLiving

More than half of the world’s lithium resources come from Argentina, Bolivia and Chile, where miners compete with farmers for water resources. Business Eco Green africa carbon chile china gold intelligence south-africa world-bank

Marine Resource Economics Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2015

Environmental Economics

  Share Contract Choices and Economic Performance: Empirical Evidence from the Artisanal Fisheries Sector in Chile. Perspectives.   Fighting Over a Red Herring: The Role of Economics in Recreational-Commercial Allocation Disputes.   Joshua K. Abbott.   DOI: 10.1086/679464.   Marine Resource Economics January 2015, Vol. 30, No. 1: 1-20.   The Value of the Swedish Eel Fishery.   Jesper Stage.   Marine Resource Economics January 2015, Vol.

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Sea lions and fishers battle at sea

Green Prophet

In one part of South America, specifically Peru and Chile, marine mammals have been protected since the mid-20 th century. Seals and sea lions at risk from fishers. Globally, conflict between recovering seal and sea lion populations and fishing communities has been escalating.

Over 75 Nationalities Can Now Apply for an Egypt Visa Online

Green Prophet

Chile. Electronic visa systems have been growing in popularity for a number of years now, as governments around the world seek to find a way to facilitate the process of streamlining application processes to encourage foreign travelers to visit their country. .

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Top 10 Best Eco-Holiday Destinations 2012

Green Home Blog

Chile. Chile ranked high amongst countries that are practicing sustainable fishery and forestry programs. Top 10 Best Eco-Holiday Destinations 2012. It is nice to be with family during the holidays but for some it can be a challenge.

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Where Unilever’s product labeling initiative could have a huge impact

AGreenLiving

Over the past five years, several countries, including Chile, Mexico and Israel, have attached health warnings to sodas and other sugary beverages. Business Eco Green a-7-5-percent a-modest-drop a-scalable-way article biggest carbon chile labels mexico unileverWhere Unilever’s product labeling initiative could have a huge impact Jim Giles Fri, 06/26/2020 – 01:00 One of the most significant projects in sustainable food in 2020 was unveiled last week.

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