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CFE announced the cancellation of the open tender for the construction of the high voltage DC Ixtepec-Yautepec transmission line this Friday, Jan. 25. In a document signed by the Deputy Director of CFE, Gustavi Salvador, it was argued that a financial analysis confirmed the project was not a priority for the government. In […]

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A week and a half ago, Mexico City became the second city worldwide to host Women4Climate. Women4Climate is a C40 initiative, a network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change. C40’s main purpose is to empower, inspire, influence, drive action and raise awareness among female climate leaders to shape the […]

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On October 27 and 28 Mexico City will become part of the change towards a sustainable future, as the Climathon CDMX in its 2017 edition will take place.

While Mexico had a Climathon organized in Puebla in 2016, the 2017 edition will be the first in Mexico City.

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Last Tuesday, June 27, Mexico City confirmed the country’s commitment with the fight against climate change by hosting a special presentation of the documentary: From the Ashes. The film, produced by RadicalMedia in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, is a clear statement of the environmental and social issues we are facing […]

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By 1519, the year that the Spanish first arrived in Mexico, the capital city was already one of the largest human settlements in the world, with over 12km2 of extension and more than 200,000 habitants. In addition to the city’s size, the Aztecs surprised their visitors by the orderly and clean streets. As described by […]

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The Valley of Mexico, where Mexico City is located, is surrounded by the presence of two stunning geological formations: the Popocatepetl Volcano and the Iztaccihuatl Mountain.  In the antique myths, both places were the protagonist of a love story in where Iztaccihuatl was a beautiful Aztec princess and Popocatepetl a fearless warrior. Nowadays, the volcano […]

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Mexico City is one of the most populated cities in the world. It is home to more than 20 million people, making the fight against climate change a huge challenge for the government. Public transportation is one of biggest producers of CO2 in the city. In 2015, the Mexico City government developed a 15-year plan […]

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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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The concept of ‘green cities’ has been gaining attention in the last few years as cities around the world are increasingly acting on a growing understanding that investments in sustainable development and environmental performance also have a positive impact on a city’s economic development. While developing more green areas is the most visible way […]

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México se debe convertir en un pionero mundial del cambio hacia mejores tendencias.  En ocasiones, es difícil animarnos a ser un líder de tendencias de energías renovables, cuando tenemos la presión del gran flujo económico por parte del petróleo.  Esta presión se incrementa con la conciencia de la riqueza natural que tenemos en  nuestro territorio; […]

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