Los Lagos - CHILE

  • From Paris to Patagonia: On rivers and climate change

    Monday June 20th, 2016

    By Patrick Lynch In the Patagonia region, climate change presents a direct threat to human health and the environment. More than 90% of Patagonia’s glaciers are receding, [1] endangered marine species are shifting migration ranges as the ocean warms, and in some rural communities the water table has dropped so far below historical levels that […]

  • Alternative energy potential in Chilean Patagonia

    Monday June 20th, 2016

    By Grant Devine Commonly regarded as possessing some of the richest natural resources in the world, Chile is blessed with an abundance of renewable energy resources. Non-conventional renewable energy (NCRE) is defined by Chile’s energy ministry as energy derived from solar, wind, small-hydro (less than 20MW), biomass, biogas, geothermal and marine sources. The abundance of […]