Costa Rica kicks carbon neutrality into gear

Central American nation wants to become the first carbon-neutral country in the world by 2021.

    Costa Rica wants to become the first carbon-neutral nation in the world by 2021.

    To reach this goal, the government is promoting projects to reduce greenhouse gases and become more environmentally friendly.

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Guapiles.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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