24 Oct '11, 1am

Mexico: 85% of Nestle's energy needs in Mexico will soon come from wind power

Chile’s green house gas emissions have risen above neighboring countries and OECD member countries, according to a recent report by the Jaime Guzmán Foundation. The report highlights that more than 58 percent of Chile’s energy now comes from thermal coal, oil, natural gas and biomass. The other 42 percent of energy is generated by hydropower. This marks a major shift from Chile’s energy generation mix in 1994, when just 17 percent of electricity came from thermal power. The report also questions the increased reliance on imported fossil fuels in Chile’s generation mix. (Diario Financiero 10/15/2011). Environment Minister Benítez announced that the government will begin studies of land, air and water pollution in the towns of Concón, Quintero and Puchuncaví , where local groups have been campaigning for over ten years for regulation of the heavy industry in the area. In add...

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