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Climate Change and Pandemic Redux

Our Long-Time Reader is back as life imitates art. It would be nice to imagine that his article in HCC inspired the Washington Post but that is highly unlikely. The newspaper is not even a subscriber! Instead, as he says in his opening paragraph, his commentary anticipated the Post article and the latter has inspired him to elaborate on his arguments.

Monday, May 25th, 2020

Authorities talk environmental policies

The Ministry of Environment (MinAmbiente) and more than 150 Mayors from all over Colombia signed the Pact for Climate and Biodiversity. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.


Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Changes in the ANLA

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) has the green light to start its expansion and restructuring process.


Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Santander goes green

The Minister of Environment (MinAmbiente), Ricardo Lozano, announced the creation of a Permanent Environmental Table (PET) in the department of Santander.


Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

National Water Council

The government announced the reactivation of the National Water Council. The initiative will be supported by seven different entities.


Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Fossil fuel pollution

Greenpeace and the Energy and Clean Air Research Center (CREA), conducted a study analyzing fossil fuel pollution.

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

ANLA talks environmental licenses

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) received 80 requests for environmental licenses in the oil and mining industry, during 2019 alone.

Monday, February 10th, 2020

This month starts with a negative report on environmental issues

Santander’s governor asked Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) to provide detailed information on the condition of wells that were sealed in the department, and that are not currently being developed. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.


Thursday, February 6th, 2020

‘La Lizama scandal’: Ecopetrol talks back

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) announced that it wants to fine the NOC for the La Lizama incident. This is what the firm had to say.


Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Environmentalists message to the government

Social and environmental organizations grouped in Colombia’s National Water Network, sent a petition to Colombian citizens, as a way to pressure the government and avoid the development of fracking research pilot projects (PPII).


Tuesday, January 21st, 2020