Putting an end to deforestation in Brazil by 2015

This is the ambitious goal that was set at the beginning of the month by the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF), eight other NGOs and the government of Brazil. This would to be reached by various sustainable development schemes that will include the local people, companies and government. This is high time for such… Continue reading Putting an end to deforestation in Brazil by 2015

Suez sells 3.3 billion € of electricity in Brazil

According to various sources, including CNN Money and Challenges, the French company Suez sold for 3.3 billion Euros worth of electricity during auctions in Brazil. The electricity will be generated by a dam that the company is currently building in collaboration with local companies. The project will be ready by 2012. This project is due… Continue reading Suez sells 3.3 billion € of electricity in Brazil

The deforestation of Amazonian forest is slowing down

According to the Brazilian Environment Ministry, the deforestation of the Amazonian forest have slowed down by 25 percent in Brazil in 2006 from 2005. Mr. Luiz Inacio da Silva, the President of Brazil, stated that preserving the environment doesn’t need to slow the economic growth as the latest statistics showed. I will tackle more in… Continue reading The deforestation of Amazonian forest is slowing down

Brazil to enrich uranium

Brazil, the leading South American economy, plans to enrich uranium and to build possibly a new nuclear plant in order to answer to the local growing electricity demand. Last year Brazil achieved oil self-sufficiency and is now willing to launch a whole uranium enrichment program, in order to manage totally this part of the nuclear… Continue reading Brazil to enrich uranium

New dams in Brazil ?

This question appeared lately in the US press notably in the New York Times. This happens as the local President is willing to stimulate economic growth. The current President of this large country, Mr. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – also known in the media simply as Lula – is willing to build two dams… Continue reading New dams in Brazil ?

Brazil and the threat of climate change

It seems that more and more countries or regions of the world are becoming aware of the danger that climate change might be for them. In an article published on the International Herald Tribune (website | article) one can learn that new local scientific studies assessed the various outcomes that global warming might bring there.