Saturday, 4 July 2020

Johnny Araya wants to connect the GAM electric train with a tram for San José

(QCOSTARICA) One day, possibly in the very near future, Costa Rica, at least in...

ICE Ends Era of Building Hydroelectric Plants

The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) announced the end of an era by ruling...

Electric Cars Tax Benefits Extended

The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) decided to extend the deadline for the...

COP25: 200 countries pledge ‘green revolution’

Leaders from over 200 countries pledged a "green revolution" as they gathered for the...

Costa Rica Wants To End Selfies With Wild Animals

Despite being banned in the country more than 10 years ago, travelers to Costa...

How Costa Rica’s environment minister talks to his daughter about climate change

Do we need new, advanced technology to reduce carbon emissions? Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Costa...

Costa Rica defers to Chile, U.N. on rescheduling climate change summit

Costa Rica’s government said it defers to Chile, the United Nations Framework Convention on...

Only In Costa Rica … For Now

Costa Rica is the first country for Uber's launch of its carbon footprint reduction...

2020 Expectations For Electric Cars in Costa Rica Good

New models, better financing conditions and increased imports of used vehicles would boost the...

Youth propose climate actions in Costa Rica global conference

Around 70 young people kicked off a new regional climate challenge - 1,000 actions...

Costa Rica Hosts PreCOP25

Costa Rica is host of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations...

Costa Rica: United Nations 2019 Champion of the Earth

The Emmy Awards may have had the TV industry abuzz Sunday night, but the...

Transito Goes Electric

The Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) has 10 new electric motorcycles to do the...

NASA image shows how Costa Rica beats Mexico and Central America in avoiding forest fires

Costa Rica is the country with the best performance in forest fire prevention from...

Impact of climate change on global banana yields revealed

Climate change could negatively impact banana cultivation in some of the world's most important...

Caja Pharmacies Now Using Paper Bags For Prescription Medicines

In the coming days, all patients picking up their prescribed medications at state health...

Figueres Calls On President Alvarado To Convene TIAR To Combat Amazon Fire

Former president José María Figueres (1994-1998) on his Facebook page has called on the...

Charging the electric car to travel 100 kilometers would cost ¢3,200 colones

The Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (Aresep) set a single rate of ¢182.72...

NASA Gauges Plant Stress in Costa Rican Drought

NASA's ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) has imaged the stress...

The woman with the first electric taxi in Costa Rica

Doña Leila Navas Víquez is a taxi driver from Pérez Zeledón, and besides being...

New 55 MW Geothermal Plant Goes Into Operation

The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) - state power and telecom - began operations...

Devastating banana disease may have reached Latin America

In a long-feared development, an extremely damaging banana disease has apparently reached Latin America....

Costa Rica Named Tops In Fighting Climate Change to Help Save Surfing

Shoreline erosion, rising sea levels, flooding, and ocean acidification. Surfers see the negative effects...

Costa Rica Bans Use of Styrofoam Containers

On Thursday, legislators approved in the second (and final) debate the law that prohibits...

Costa Rica achieves highest electricity generation in its history

May 2019 became the month of greatest electricity generation for Costa Rica. According to...

Costa Rica has doubled its forest cover in the last 30 years

MNN.com - Long committed to the environment, Costa Rica has often been praised for...

FIFCO Reduces Costa Rican Brewery’s Environmental Footprint

The Florida Ice & Farm Company (FIFCO) is reducing its environmental footprint with a...

Conservation charity honors campaign to save Costa Rica’s hammerhead sharks from illegal fishing

A conservationist striving to protect hammerhead sharks in Costa Rica has been honored with...

Costa Rica’s Rocket Company Strengthens Green Hydrogen Footprint

(Liberia, Guanacaste) The Ad Astra Rocket Company has initiated two major projects valued at...

Pepsico Launches New Initiative to Boost Recycling in Latin America

The new program involves an alliance with recycling incentives technology provider ecoins, an initiative...

New License Plates For Electric Vehicles – Green

Electric vehicles (EV) circulating on Costa Rica's roads will soon have their very own...

Costa Rica extends moratorium on oil exploration

Costa Rica's president Carlos Alvarado, signed on Monday a decree with which extends until...

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