Missing From Latin America’s Green Energy Policies: Cooperation

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks to Dominica’s Foreign Minister Francine Baron as they pose for a group photo at the Caribbean Energy Security Summit at the State Department in Washington, Jan. 26, 2015 (AP photo by Jacquelyn Martin).
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks to Dominica’s Foreign Minister Francine Baron as they pose for a group photo at the Caribbean Energy Security Summit at the State Department in Washington, Jan. 26, 2015 (AP photo by Jacquelyn Martin).
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Leaders from across the Caribbean are meeting in Washington this week for the first-ever Caribbean Energy Summit, hosted by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. In an email interview, Johanna Mendelson Forman, senior adviser at the Stimson Center, scholar-in-residence at American University and founder of the Latin American and Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy, discussed renewable energy in Latin America. WPR: How extensive is renewable energy infrastructure in Latin America, and what countries have been most active in pursuing renewable energy? Johanna Mendelson Forman: With the greenest energy matrix in the world, mainly due to the extensive use of hydropower, South […]

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