August 2010

Scientists conclude IPCC needs to change

August 31, 2010

An independent committee commissioned by the UN yesterday released a document with recommendations made by scientists who analysed the procedures and methods employed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), headed by Rajendra Pachaur (photo, middle). Related Posts:Carbon Levels in the Atmosphere Hit Feared MilestoneChasing Ice Opens in the UKMoving Planet Invites the World […]

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Greenlight for Amazon dam project in Brazil

August 30, 2010

We recently published an article on Brazil’s energy sector as part of our Amazon/Brazil series. The article mentioned a controversial hydroelectric project in the Amazon region called Belo Monte, which has met fierce opposition from environmentalists, indigenous populations and even celebrities like James Cameron and Sigourney Weaver. Related Posts:Amazon Mega Dam Controversial Saga ContinuesDispatch from […]

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Brazil and U.S. in cellulosic biofuel deal

August 27, 2010

The Brazilian energy company Petrobras, through its American branch Petrobras America, and Wyoming-based KL Energy Corporation, have announced an 18-month agreement to develop new technology for the cellulosic ethanol process for sugarcane bagasse feedstock. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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China to increase renewable energy investment

August 26, 2010

Solar Feeds reports that China has announced it will invest $3 billion in the development of biofuels over the next ten years. Related Posts:Alliance Launches 100% Renewable Energy GoalErnst & Young report says China has moved up renewable energy stakesFrom sludge to ethanolAlternative Energy in the Spotlight at Rio+20Denmark Wants to Become Alternative Energy Powerhouse

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Dry regions face toughest climate change challenges

August 24, 2010

The city of Fortaleza in the northeast of Brazil hosted the Second International Conference on Climate, Sustainability and Development in Semi-arid Regions (ICID+18), which took place between August 16-20. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm UnveiledAmazon Mega Dam Controversial Saga ContinuesAnger As Amazon Mega Dam Gets Green LightAmazon Under Threat As Brazil’s Forest […]

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