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    Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard recently presented the final results of the City's 2008-2012 Climate Action Program, announcing a 7.7M ton reduction of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions over the four-year period. Excitingly, not only did the Program meet its planned reduction goal through targeted action in key sectors, but also surpassed its goal by 10.2 percent.

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    A “Greener” Mexico City

    Mexico City is home to more than 8 million people and is the country’s center of culture, finance and education. But it is also home to one of the world’s largest landfills: the 927 acre Bordo Poniente Landfill. Now, in collaboration with the C40 and its partner the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) Cities program, the city is embarking on a project to close Bordo Poniente. The move will not only significantly reduce Mexico City’s greenhouse gas emissions, but it can also generate electricity for residents. It’s an innovative solution to a huge problem, and one that CCI has been developing for more than three years.

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