Costa Rica: Carbon Neutrality is Just Two Years Away

Costa Rica is known world over for its eco-tourism programs. Its sustainably managed hotels, many of which integrate renewable energy and composting in remote settings, and its eco-conscious tours have helped to set a bar when it comes to educating the public about endangered ecosystems.

This month, the nation’s newly elected President Carlos Alvarado took yet another step in cementing its sustainability record: he set the goal to be the first carbon-neutral nation in the world – and to do so by 2020. More …

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