Geothermal’s promise in Latin America

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 4:33pm

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Due to the volcanic “ring of fire” that stretches across Latin America and the Caribbean, the region has a vast store of geothermal reserves that could, in theory, be tapped for the creation of geothermal energy. Geothermal is a source of renewable energy that uses much of the same expertise as oil and gas extraction, with a vastly lower carbon footprint. Experts say with more expertise and investment, Latin America could be a world leader in the creation of geothermal. On this week's installment of The World's climate solutions segment, The Big Fix, Anna Kusmer reports.