Across 71 emerging markets a total of 34 GW worth of new solar capacity came online in 2016, an increase of 54% year-over-year and has more than tripled in three years, according to new figures fro

This publication is intended to contribute to the implementation of the livestock and climate change development agenda. The study evaluates the potential for improving productivity while reducing enteric methane emission intensity from beef production in Uruguay.

MONTEVIDEO – Ninety-eight percent of Uruguay’s electricity so far this year has come from sources of renewable energy, the president of the state-run electric company UTE said Tuesday.

MONTEVIDEO – Uruguayan Deputy Health Minister Cristina Lustemberg reported on Wednesday in a press conference that four people have died in the South American country from the Type A H1N1 swine flu

El Nino, the warming of the surface waters of the Pacific Ocean, is a completely natural phenomenon which is known to affect the weather in many parts of the world.

Sandy beaches are being threatened by a changing climate. However, the effects of this changing environment, including warming, on these ecosystems, have hitherto been tentative and qualitative. Using concurrent long-term (1984−2007) observations on abundance and individual size, together with laboratory examinations of body abnormalities (morphological anomalies and epibionts), we provide evidence that the sandy beach yellow clam Mesodesma mactroides of the Uruguayan coast has responded to climate change.

MONTEVIDEO – The number of people forced from their homes by flooding across four northwestern provinces has increased to 21,991 people, Uruguay’s National Emergency System, or Sinae, said on Wedne

More than 100,000 people have had to evacuate from their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina due to severe flooding in the wake of heavy summer rains brought on

For those wanting to understand what a clean electricity footprint looks like, go to Uruguay.

Leading the way in switching to clean energy, Uruguay at the Paris climate talks declared it had gone in for a mix of renewable energy that is providing 94.5% of the country's electricity.

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