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Mexico Looks Beyond Oil and Toward the Wind

Environment  (tags: Renewable energy, Sustainability, CO2emissions, climate-change, pollution, ecosystems, globalwarming )

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Mexico inaugurated one of the world's largest wind farm projects on Thursday as the nation looks for alternative energy, in part to compensate for falling oil production. Mexico is trying to exploit its rich wind and solar potential after relying...

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Pamylle G (461)
Friday January 23, 2009, 4:03 am
Well done ! I am glad to see this happen. Thanks, Bengt !

serge vrabec (278)
Saturday January 24, 2009, 11:51 am
Viva Mexico!!!!!! They deserve energy independence and more positive help from us, after all, WE ARE both important neighbors. The Mexican peoples have helped OUR country enormously, it is important that we fix relations with them . I AM sure that with the new presidency they can feel the new era of decency and cooperation that is again america, WE Will and ARE uniting the world. I AM excited about everyone....thx Ben

Linda B (71)
Saturday January 24, 2009, 1:46 pm
This is a great move forward for the whole planet, as well as Mexico. I hope more countries get on board, and the trend continues.

Dan W (0)
Saturday January 24, 2009, 6:18 pm
This is very good, maybe you can employ some of your people and instead of
them being an illegal alian they can work in Mexico to make it better. I

Aletta Kraan (146)
Saturday January 24, 2009, 7:37 pm
Smart thing to do , wish more places would do it !!!

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 24, 2009, 7:51 pm
Very awesome! Great news to hear, Ben.

Blue B (855)
Saturday January 24, 2009, 7:54 pm
Is Boone Pickens buying up land in Meico in the same way he did in the U$A? He bought up all the wate rights he could ...

Daniel S (0)
Sunday January 25, 2009, 4:40 am
This is a excellent beginning. It's good to see that Mexico is beginning its' changeover from fossil fuels to renewables. Those Zapotec Indian groups have good points, distorted by the AP editor. It's more likely that they're not against the production of wind power but against who benefits from that production. As for the earlier comment about encouraging Mexicans to stay home, a better encouragement would be to stop our big agricultural corporations from dumping their products in Mexico, thus putting many Mexican farmers out of business, forcing them to come to the US for work. Our trade treaty is the problem, not the Mexican immigrants. Dan S.
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