Latino Leaders Stand Up for Clean Air

Latino Leaders Stand Up for Clean Air

NewsTaco December 2, 2015

*According to the National Hispanic Medical Association “As of 2008, 4.7 million Hispanics had been diagnosed with asthma. In their lifetime, Latinos are three times more likely to die from […]

Latino Concern Should Expand to Include Climate Change

NewsTaco April 3, 2014

*Immigration, jobs and education are are top concerns for Latinos, and for good reasons. And climate change should be as well. It’s a top concern at NewsTaco. Congress’ slow action […]

Latin America Green News

December 6, 2012

By Amanda Maxwell, La Onda Verde de NRDC Chile The Supreme Court ruled this week that the environmental approval for the Pirquenes coal plant in the Biobío Region was illegal, and that […]

Latin America Green News

November 8, 2012

By Amanda Maxwell, La Onda Verde de NRDC Chile Fifty half-dressed activists covered in blue paint greeted Senators on their way into the congressional building on Wednesday, advocating for the politicians not […]

Latin America Green News

October 30, 2012

By Amanda Maxwell, La Onda Verde de NRDC Chile Chile’s Energy Undersecretary, Sergio del Campo, announced that the government will begin studying the potential for building nuclear power plants again. The government had […]

Latin America Climate, Energy And Environment News

September 4, 2012

By Amanda Maxwell, La Onda Verde de NRDC Chile The Supreme Court made a landmark decision rejecting the controversial 2100 MW Castilla coal-fired power plant, proposed by Brazilian businessman Eike […]

Latin America Climate, Energy And Environment News

August 21, 2012

By Amanda Maxwell, La Onda Verde de NRDC Chile With 70 votes in favor, Chile’s Chamber of Deputies approved the creation a Commission for Hydro Resources, Desertification and Drought this week to […]