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  • [2010-10-11] Brazil: Preparing For Post-Copenhagen Economy 

    NotiSur
    After the failure of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, which was unable to reach a consensus regarding measures needed to fight global warming (see SourceMex, 2009-12-16), Brazil began to prepare for the ...
  • [2011-03-03] How Viable Are Biofuels in the Aviation Industry? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    TAM Airlines, Brazil's largest carrier, announced Nov. 23 that it successfully conducted an experimental 45-minute flight off the coast of Rio de Janeiro using a 50 percent blend of locally sourced Brazilian jatropha-based ...
  • [2010-11-23] Mexico Inaugurates Second Major Wind-energy Plant 

    SourceMex
    In early March, President Felipe Calderon inaugurated La Rumorosa wind-energy project in Baja California state, prompting the executive to declare that Mexico is becoming the most advanced country in Latin America in ...
  • [2011-02-08] Panama's Plethora Of Refinery Deals Could Make It A Global Energy Hub 

    Mike Leffert
    Panama has signed accords that will make the country home to two new oil refineries. A consortium composed of US-based DuTemp, ControlSud of Luxemburg, and Ecosel of Colombia has signed a deal that creates the Panamanian ...
  • [2010-06-02] President Felipe Calderon vetoes ethanol legislation, cites concerns about possible corn, sugarcane shortages 

    SourceMex writers
    Citing the priority to ensure that Mexico's food needs are secure, President Felipe Calderon has vetoed legislation to create an ethanol industry in Mexico. The veto does not end the effort but requires that Congress make ...
  • [2010-04-19] State-Oil run company PEMEX attempts to reduce carbon footprint 

    SourceMex writers
    The Mexican government is working hard to reduce the carbon footprint of the state-run oil company PEMEX, but the results thus far have been uneven at best. PEMEX has placed a high priority on actions that will help protect ...