Costa Rica blazes trail in race to become fossil fuel-free

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Costa Rica is well-known for its pristine nature, abundant waterways and commitment to clean energy. But the country has recently taken its environmental initiative one step further, breaking records for going the longest stretch of time using energy only from renewable power sources.

Correspondent Harris Whitbeck reports on the progress this pioneering nation is making to be a global model for sustainability.

Innovating Energy

Innovating Energy

Costa Rica is well-known for its pristine nature, abundant waterways and commitment to clean energy. But the country has recently taken its environmental initiative one step further, breaking records for going the longest stretch of time using energy only from renewable power sources. Correspondent Harris Whitbeck reports on the progress this pioneering nation is making to be a global model for sustainability.
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