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Brazil and Environment

Brazil
  • Capital: Brasília
  • Population: 201103330
  • Size: 8511965.0 Km2

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Lack of long-term supply commitments and operational autonomy contributed to the 2001 crisis
F. Anuatti-Neto; R.L. Hochstetler / Faculdade de Economia, Administração e Contabilidade, Universidade de São Paulo (USP) 2002
In 2001 Brazil’s electricity industry experienced a major crisis. Due to a supply shortage, electricity rationing was introduced; unclear delineation of responsibilities led to major lawsuits which brought the market into complet...
Political and institutional weaknesses led to the 2001 energy crisis in Brazil
N. Gall / Fernand Braudel Institute of World Economics, Brazil 2002
This article examines the issues surrounding Brazil’s energy security crisis in 2001 and asks how a legal and political framework can be established with enough credibility to mobilise investment for meeting Brazil’s electri...
Can the clean development mechanism attain both cost effectiveness and sustainable development objectives?
H. H. Kolshus; J. Vevatne; A. Torvanger; K. Aunan / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2001
This paper looks at both the back ground of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), and discusses to what extent its current design allows it to achieve both its objectives as defined in the Kyoto Protocol: to promote sustainable devel...
Certifiably eco-friendly: is certification promoting sustainable forestry management?
Stephen Bass; Kirsti Thornber; Matthew Markopoulos / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Forest certification is all the rage, but is it having any impact? Who is benefiting from the ‘good wood’ trade? Is certification improving responsible business practice in forest product supply chains? Can the private secto...
How can we manage the damaging impacts of the marine aquarium trade?
E. Wood / Marine Conservation Society 2001
The ornamental fish trade is a multi-million dollar industry, with fisheries operating all around the tropical world. Currently about 45 countries supply the market. The most important suppliers are Indonesia and the Philippines, with...
Case studies, resource guides and management guide for fisheries planners and managers.
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2002
This report is one of eight thematic reviews prepared for the Biodiversity Planning Support Programme (BPSP), a programme created to help countries strengthen national capacity to prepare and implement National Biodiversity Strategies...
Reports, case studies and resources to assist with agricultural management for biodiversity.
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2002
This report is one of eight thematic reviews prepared for the Biodiversity Planning Support Programme (BPSP), a programme created to help countries strengthen national capacity to prepare and implement National Biodiversity Strategies...
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