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Chile charts path to greener, fairer future after coronavirus

Apr 13 2020

SANTIAGO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Chile fights COVID-19 against a backdrop of unresolved social tensions, the government hopes its strengthened plan to tackle climate change will help ease inequality while getting a green boost from economic recovery after the coronavirus outbreak.

Chile urged not to lose environmental steam after cancelling U.N. talks

Nov 01 2019

SANTIAGO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Chile's decision to quit as host of December's U.N climate talks, to focus on dealing with violent social protests, has undermined the Latin American nation’s efforts to craft a green, progressive image on the world stage, environmentalists said.

As UN climate talks near, host Chile charges up electric transport

Oct 09 2019

SANTIAGO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Electric and diesel buses pass in turn along one of the main avenues in Chile's capital Santiago, sweeping past the national football stadium and up towards the Andean mountains.

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Ethiopia war destabilising east Africa, warns EU

Fighting between Ethiopia's military and regional forces from the northern Tigray region is seriously destabilising the East African and Horn region and hostilities should halt, the European Union foreign policy chief said.