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Mexico’s Agriculture Sector Contributed 3.5% of Global Agricultural Emissions in 2021
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Mexico’s Agriculture Sector Contributed 3.5% of Global Agricultural Emissions in 2021

Mexico ranks #11 in global food production, which means that agriculture represents a very attractive market for the economy, but at the same time; a trigger for environmental impacts, such as greenhouse gas emissions. In this article, we will analyze the trend of gases emitted from 2015 to 2021 in the agriculture sector. The data...

Mexico: A Climate Look Past and Forward
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Mexico: A Climate Look Past and Forward

Looking Back 2022: The Sembrando Vida Program Looking Forward 2023: Implementing Improvements in Energy Efficiency and Greater Use of Renewable Energy   In 2022, the Government of Mexico proposed more than 30 measures that will allow a reduction in the annual emissions of greenhouse gases, especially CO2. Among them stands out the “Sembrando Vida” program....

Mexico’s Power Grid
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Mexico’s Power Grid

National Transmission Network (RNT) and the Federal Electricity Commission In Mexico, the electricity boom occurred in 1925, going from 31 MW of nameplate capacity to 390 MW. Until then, it was generated in more than a hundred companies, with isolated plants, which meant chaos. In 1937 the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE for its acronym in...

The Monitoring of Energy Change in Mexico
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The Monitoring of Energy Change in Mexico

“Energy is a central element of development and enables investments, innovations, and the emergence of new industries that are the engine of job generation, inclusive growth and shared prosperity of entire economies,” -Bank of Mexico. In Mexico, energy is an issue that isn’t related only to technology but also to social and economic development. Having...

Mexico has Few Hybrid or Electric Vehicles to Date
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Mexico has Few Hybrid or Electric Vehicles to Date

Over the last few years, the passenger car fleet has been gradually increasing in Mexico. According to the latest data from INEGI, in August 2022 there were 3,571,7019 passenger cars in Mexico, which represents an increase of almost 700,000 (approximately 1.8%) since 2021. Regarding their age, the average age of legal vehicles is 10.69 years...

Reduced Rainfall Is Affecting the Ability of Small-Scale Farmers to Sustain Their Livelihoods
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Reduced Rainfall Is Affecting the Ability of Small-Scale Farmers to Sustain Their Livelihoods

This Post is focused on assessing Mexico’s climate change loss and damage, which aims to contribute to the Global Stocktake. The Paris Agreement’s ongoing UNFCCC-sponsored Global Stocktake makes an effort to assess the ability of the Agreement to meet its goals.The last few years have increased extreme weather conditions affecting Mexico. Climate change has led...

Mexico Evalua’s Report on the Need to Reform the State-Owned Electricity Commission
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Mexico Evalua’s Report on the Need to Reform the State-Owned Electricity Commission

According to a 2020 México Evalúa report, the state-owned Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) is responsible for 17% of Mexico’s carbon dioxide emissions. The CFE is an electric power company operating as a Productive State Company (Empresa Productiva del Estado), wholly owned by the Mexican Government. The report, based on an analysis of CFE’s Business...

The Effect of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on Mexico’s Climate Policies and Practices
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The Effect of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on Mexico’s Climate Policies and Practices

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the European Union’s dependence on Russian natural gas demonstrate that energy supplies’ diversification is critical to establishing energy security. The European Union is dependent on Russian natural gas, and that dependency has forced the United States and Europe to maintain, until now, loopholes in their otherwise harsh economic sanctions...

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