PM2.5 air pollution claims 160,000 lives in five cities

Delhi, Mexico and São Paulo are the cities with the highest death tolls, new research finds

New initiative to help banks in the Philippines, Mexico and Egypt scale climate finance

It is designed to increase climate lending by participating banks to 30% of their portfolios by 2030, while reducing exposure to coal

Mexico ‘could slash 63m tonnes of CO2 every year’ with large-scale energy storage projects

According to a report, the carbon reduction is equivalent to almost double the Danish carbon dioxide emissions from energy consumption today

BEIS and IFC seek innovative sustainable cooling solutions

With 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions coming from cooling, new solutions are critically needed to address the climate footprint of growing demand

Mexico suspends work on under-construction renewable projects during Covid-19 emergency

Trials for all wind and solar energy projects, including French renewable developer Neoen’s El Lano solar plant, have been halted across the nation

SimpliPhi Power builds clean energy microgrid for Covid-19 hospital in migrant camp

Batteries combined with photovoltaics provide power for the pop-up clinic at a migrant camp of 3,000 asylum seekers in Mexico

Nearly 70% of Britons consider ‘climate change as serious as coronavirus’

However, they are split on whether or not the government should take actions which might harm the environment to help the economy recover, according to a poll

NextEnergy Capital enters Latin American solar market with first acquisition

It says the first phase is a 36.1MW plant located in Guanajuato, which is expected to be commissioned in the second quarter of 2020

Wärtsilä to operate El Salvador’s ‘largest power plant’

The power plant will provide approximately one-third of the country’s electricity supply with clean power

Seaweed plaguing Mexico’s beaches ‘could provide energy opportunity’

University of Exeter scientists say Sargassum seaweed can be turned into biofuel and high-quality, low-cost fertiliser through a process called hydrothermal liquefaction