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  1. Mexican President calls for action on air pollution emergency
    Mexican President calls for action on air pollution emergency 17 Mar 2016

    Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto called on state and federal authorities to take action to cut air pollution on Wednesday

    South America,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  2. Mexico City issues second-highest pollution alert
    Mexico City issues second-highest pollution alert 15 Mar 2016

    Mexico City's government issued its second-highest pollution alert warning on Tuesday and ordered major traffic restrictions

    South America,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  3. El Salvador announces 150MW clean energy auction
    El Salvador announces 150MW clean energy auction 25 Feb 2016

    El Salvador will hold an auction for the allocation of 150 megawatts of renewable energy capacity

    South America,Sustainable Energy
  4. Warming blamed for increase in Zika prevalence
    Warming blamed for increase in Zika prevalence 8 Feb 2016

    With average temperatures at a record high, warming could be to blame for spread of virus.

    Africa,South America,Worldwide
  5. IRENA confirms $46m for renewables projects in the Caribbean, Africa
    IRENA confirms $46m for renewables projects in the Caribbean, Africa 22 Jan 2016

    The International Renewable Energy Agency and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development have announced new loans for renewables projects in the Caribbean and Africa

    Africa,North America,South America,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  6. Brazil to play vital role at COP21
    Brazil to play vital role at COP21 24 Nov 2015

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says Brazil will play crucial role at UN climate summit

    Europe,South America,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  7. Mexico to overhaul electricity sector with new renewables auction
    Mexico to overhaul electricity sector with new renewables auction 12 Nov 2015

    Mexico will start its first auction of renewable energy certificates to overhaul the electricity sector and end the state-owned power company's monopoly

    South America,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  8. South American COP21 climate plans insufficient says new study
    South American COP21 climate plans insufficient says new study 2 Nov 2015

    South American governments should be doing more to halt global warming under 2˚C, according to a report published last Thursday

    South America,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  9. China buys 600MW Mexican wind power project
    China buys 600MW Mexican wind power project 19 Oct 2015

    Chinese wind energy group Envision Energy has purchased a controlling stake in a 600 megawatt wind energy project in Mexico

    Asia,South America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. Norway to complete $1bn Amazon protection project
    Norway to complete $1bn Amazon protection project 16 Sep 2015

    Norway will make a final payment of $100m to Brazil this year as part of the Amazon Fund to reduce deforestation

    Europe,South America,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction

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