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

Are extreme weather events making spiders more aggressive?

Scientists found more aggressive spiders fared better and were more likely to survive extreme weather conditions and pass on their traits to new generations

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Avocado stones could help save the world… but how?!

A Mexican company is using the large seeds to create biodegradable polymers

Americas installed almost 12GW of wind capacity in 2018

That’s a 12% rise from the previous year, taking the total capacity to 135GW