Tag Archives: Mexico City

Mexico City’s Green Revolution

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At Ecolocalizer we are always looking for the ways that the spirit of humanity is continually find its way back to nature. I ran across this article today, and was very inspired to read about how the people in Mexico City are bringing green back to a city that has been notoriously dangerous and polluted for decades.

Mexican Caravans for Life and Environmental Justice Day 2: If You Love it, Defend it

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“Si Zapata vive, que chinga les pusiera!” the caravan crowd chanted while snaking its way through downtown Morelia in the state of Michoacan. If Zapata (Mexico’s larger-than-life revolutionary leader) were alive, he’d open a can of woop-ass on you.  That’s a rough translation, but you get the sentiment.  Zapata has been invoked frequently throughout the […]

Latin American Green City Index Unveiled

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The Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) of the news magazine The Economist and leading engineering company Siemens just released the Latin American Green City Index [PDF], an index measuring the sustainability of 17 key Latin American cities. Believe it or not, Latin America is the most urbanized area of the world according to the United Nations. 81% of the […]

Where’s the World’s Most Painful Commute?

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I was just writing earlier on the power of cities and the progressive transportation choices cities can take to turn the world around (environmentally, economically, and otherwise). Looking at this from a different (and perhaps more negative) angle, IBM recently released a global “Commuter Pain Study.”