Photo Essay: What Lithium Extraction Looks Like in Rural Argentina
In Catamarca province, multi-billion-dollar projects are bringing changes to daily life for rural and Indigenous communities.
AQ Podcast: Latin America’s Green Energy Opportunities
The region can be a leader in the energy transition, but politics are as important as natural resources themselves, an expert says.
Can a Pipeline Fix Argentina’s Economy—and Sway the Election?
President Fernández and Finance Minister Massa are hoping Vaca Muerta will help the country export its way out of stagnation—starting before this year’s presidential election.
For Latin America, Will Booming Lithium Bring Competition—or Collaboration?
Increasing global demand for the mineral could benefit countries with the world’s largest reserves.
Mexico: When Trade and Energy Policy Collide
AMLO’s push to protect Pemex and CFE is hurting the companies themselves.
The Problem with Petro’s Green Energy Policy
Cutting Colombia’s oil production won’t reduce global emissions.
At Risk: The Future of “Extractivism” in Colombia and the Andes
A regional roundup on how a fragile consensus around mining and oil exploration seems to be fraying
REACTION: AMLO’s Energy Reform Rejected
The Mexican president’s landmark legislation failed to achieve a necessary supermajority in Congress.
Book Review: Things Are Never So Bad That They Can’t Get Worse
A journalist tracks Venezuelan history from boom to bust—and reveals the causes of today’s “tragic impasse.”
A Bold Plan to Finance Latin America’s Energy Transition
The region’s private sector needs to step up, but governments can make it easier.
AQ Podcast: Latin America’s Promising Green Energy Transition
Use of renewable energy is rising, although politics may get in the way, an expert says.
Blackout Politics: AMLO’s Energy Plan Will Backfire
AMLO’s push to expand state control over energy markets is misguided and harmful.
Who Will Win the Hydrogen Race in Latin America?
The region has a strong chance to be an industry leader, writes a former Colombian energy and finance minister.
Now Is the Time for Latin America’s Renewable Energy Boom
Rapid deployment of renewables could help the region avoid another lost decade.
Who the Oil Price Collapse Hurts Most in Latin America
From Argentina to Mexico, oil producing countries will suffer, but some may face disaster.