North and Central America

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Diplomacy ­revisited
Creative minds gathered in Montreal with a common goal: to shape the future of global communication.
Electricity from the pig farm
Renewable energy, particularly hydropower, plays a major role in Central America. Now, biogas plants are also generating clean energy.
Protecting the coastal forest
Climate change poses a threat to Costa Rica. The country has an ambitious plan to confront the changes.
Saving electricity, boosting profits
Replacing old refrigerators helps entrepreneurs and enables Mexico to achieve its climate targets.
Power to the people
A hydropower plant supplies electricity to a Nicaraguan village for the first time. It has changed the place for good.

North and Central America

North and Central America