Photovoltaic technology has been poised as the future of energy generation. Although other energy sources, such as wind power, have proven to be more effective for large-scale electricity generation, PV keeps on surprising users with it many every-day applications, such as rooftop panels and portable battery chargers. A pinch of innovation and a lot [...]

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“Water is the driving force of all nature,” Leonardo Da Vinci expressed in his Water Theory: On the Origin and Fate of Water, and almost 600 years into the future this statement continues to hold sway. Like the ancient Egyptian empire that rose alongside the banks of the river Nile or the enigmatic [...]

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Mexico’s fast demographic and economic growth has put a lot of pressure on the country’s water reservoirs. In fact, the demand for water is larger than the supply in some regions of the country, forcing the government to decide how to distribute this resource even if it is in a non-egalitarian way. According to [...]

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When cap-and-trade came into existence it struck terror and uncertainty in the hearts of many businesses. For some it conjured images of stagnated growth and fees that would eat away at bottom lines; others viewed it as a computer simulation that used mathematical models that would never translate fully into real life.

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British scientist H.J. Round discovered a phenomenon called electroluminescence in 1907, in which a material emits light when it is subjected to an electric current or a strong electric field. 20 years later Oleg Losev created the first light emitting diode (LED), a device that illuminates by the movement of electrons in a semiconductor. The [...]

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September 24, 2014 saw the inauguration of the annual Green Expo at the World Trade Center in Mexico City. As unprecedented opportunities are arriving to Mexican shores, national and foreign companies alike are now beginning to rethink their technologies and business models and veering towards sustainable practices. Spread across the gleaming exhibition center [...]

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Climate change has become a problem that nations can no longer afford to ignore. While a 2007 study by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted that this phenomenon would hit developing countries the hardest, developed countries are not exempt from possible catastrophes. But as concerns grow, so do the collaborative efforts different segments [...]

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Most players in the environmental, water, energy, and urban sustainability industries will gather at the 2014 edition of GREEN Expo (Global Resources Environmental & Energy Network), which will take place at Mexico City’s World trade Centre from September 24-26. The exposition and conference planning firm EJ Krauze, and CONIECO are responsible for organizing [...]

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