New Project: Guatemala Improved Cookstoves

19 April, 2023 | Maria
Categories: Carbon Offsetting, Climate Change, Latin America

Guatemala is a country where more than 60% of the population lives in rural areas and relies on wood as the primary fuel source for cooking. The use of traditional cookstoves/ three-stone-fires is widespread in these areas, which has severe health and environmental implications. Women and children, who are primarily responsible for cooking, are at… Read the full article >


CO2balance at IETA LACS 2022

14 November, 2022 | Matthew Pike
Categories: Climate Change, CO2balance, Conferences, Latin America

Some of our CO2balance team recently returned from attending the 2022 IETA Latin American Climate Summit, held at Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. CO2balance are long-time members of the International Emissions Trading Association, regularly attending their important events and conferences. As we look to explore more project opportunities in the region, the LACS2022… Read the full article >


Electrification and Decarbonisation

1 September, 2022 | Stephen Morris
Categories: Central Africa, Climate Change, Latin America

To mitigate climate change, governments around the world are engaging in policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Key in this is the movement away from burning fossil fuels. In 2020, 84.3% of the world’s primary energy consumption came from fossil fuels, and fossil fuel consumption has increased by 44% since 20001. Industries contributing to this… Read the full article >



Exploring Carbon Project Opportunities in Latin America

15 January, 2021 | Matthew Pike
Categories: CO2balance, Latin America

Our ongoing project work and the supportive work of our in-country project partners continues at pace, despite the obvious challenges of COVID-19. We are also looking at expansion into new project areas and carbon project technologies wherever the right opportunity presents itself. Latin America in general and specifically Central America remain locations where CO2Balance hope… Read the full article >