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  1. Mexico City issues ban on cars
    Mexico City issues ban on cars 31 Mar 2016

    The Mexico City government has ordered all cars to stay off the city's roads for one day a week

    South America,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  2. BRICS bank to launch $384m green bonds
    BRICS bank to launch $384m green bonds 29 Mar 2016

    The BRICS development bank will bond issue green bonds worth up to $384m to raise funds for renewable energy projects

    Africa,Asia,Europe,South America,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  3. US, Argentina announce joint climate action initiatives
    US, Argentina announce joint climate action initiatives 24 Mar 2016

    The United States and Argentina will work together on ambitious climate initiatives after an announcement on Wednesday

    North America,South America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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