TotalEnergies and Sempra seal North American LNG and wind deals

The agreement covers Asian and South American markets

Finnish packaging firm Huhtamaki wraps up virtual renewable PPA

The agreement for 42MW of renewable electricity covers around 30% of the firm’s operations’ current power demand in the US and Mexico, where it has 18 manufacturing units

Corona owner brews sustainable beer can rings with $4m investment

Grupo Modelo expects to eliminate the use of plastic rings on cans sold in Quintana Roo, Mexico

Financial tech firm Broxel commits to carbon-neutrality by 2022

The Mexican company intends to implement an emissions reduction plan in energy, logistics and product areas

Bogota expands bike lanes to fight Coronavirus

The local government aims to discourage residents from taking public transportation or driving in order to avoid the further spread of Covid-19

Vestas wins new wind turbine orders across the globe

The turbine manufacturer ends 2019 with a raft of new contracts in China, Russia and the USA

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