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Brazil forgets its solar power potential

27 December, 2017 – Here’s a paradox: in one of the world’s sunniest countries, the Brazilian government remains lukewarm about its solar power potential, despite its plummeting costs.

Amazon dams plan is set to cost the Earth

29 June, 2017 – It’s one thing to harness a river. It’s quite another to build a series of Amazon dams and control the life of the planet’s richest habitat.

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Brazil slashes environment budget

20 April, 2017 – Drastic cuts to the environment ministry of Brazil and the approval of anti-environment laws will jeopardise the country’s fulfilment of the Paris Agreement targets.

Climate change worsens NE Brazil’s drought

2 October, 2016 – The drought affecting Brazil’s huge north-eastern region threatens to render it completely arid – and scientists say the warming climate is to blame.

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