Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City is going green. Particularly after Mexico decided to participate in Agenda 21, government agencies, businesses, citizens’ groups, academic programs, and national and international nonprofit organizations have been working to make the city greener. Programs changing the ways people live, work, and think range from legislative reforms and the greening of government agency practices to sustainable building and comprehensive waste treatment. Green is in, but significant challenges must be overcome to make the sustainable city movement more powerful, while ma king ongoing socioeconomic development more equitable.

Mexico City is the metropolitan area that encompasses the country's capital, Mexico D.F. (the Federal District), and surrounding areas in the state of Mexico. Mexico City is among the 10 wealthiest cities of the world by gross domestic product. ...

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