Sunday, August 17, 2008

Costa Rica to be carbon neutral by 2021

There has been lots of coverage about Costa Rica's ambitious plan to become carbon neutral by 2012. Using a combination of budgeting, laws and incentives which will promote biofuels, clean energy and hybrid vehicles Costa Rica aims as a country to be carbon neutral by 2021.

You can see articles by
  • The world watch institute, vision for a sustainable world here
  • Reuters here and more coverage here
  • National geographic here
  • National Public Radio here

Some interesting facts about Costa Rica:

  • 51% of Costa Rica's surface area is now reforested
  • over 30% is designated national park and protected reserve
  • 78% of its energy is produced by hydroelectric power
  • a further 18% of its energy requirements comes from wind or geothermal power

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Related articles: Costa Rica Bids To Go Carbon Neutral

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