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Little Concern for the Environment in EU-Central America Agreement

TA-smallThe Association Agreement between the EU and Central America could exacerbate sustainability problems in this Latin American region. The Association Agreement between Central America and the European Union (EU) will increase environmental and social pressures on the region, warn experts and activists. But some observers stress its potentially positive impacts.

“We can expect an increase in the activities of extractive industries,” which bring about “negative environmental and social repercussions,” said Juventino Gálvez, the director of the Institute of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment at Rafael Landívar University, a Jesuit university.

 

Loyola leads the charge in sustainability initiatives

laag_image_display.phpLoyola University New Orleans is not just a supporter of green energy initiatives, it is leading the pack as evidenced by its installation of two electric vehicle charging stations on campus. Loyola is one of only two universities in the state to offer free electric car charging on its campus, and the stations will be available to members of the university community.