This month’s interview: William Wills

Zero emissions from the electricity sector in Brazil would have negligible impact on GDP Coordinator of the study What does it cost to…

For growth and increased market share, Brazil needs to be green

President of UBS Brazil believes environmental assets and agribusiness are the best bet for Brazil to have prominence in the globalized world Sylvia…

Minister of Cities agrees with study on residing in far off locations, currently in development by the Escolhas Institute.

The low-cost housing project, which appears to be segregating the low-income population in remote locations, is scheduled to launch in July this year…

Digital platform allows users to simulate future Brazilian electric matrix

The aim is to promote contemplation about energy sources and their impact on the economy, the environment, and the lives of Brazilians The…

Escolhas releases publication about the Brazilian electrical matrix

Aim of the study is to understand the impact of electricity generation sources on the economy and emissions The Escolhas Institute has released…

Platform calculates investment necessary for forest restoration of rural properties

The Escolhas Institute has launched a digital platform #Quantoé? plantar floresta (Planting forest: what is the cost?) that helps estimate the financial sums…

How much does Brazil need to invest to recover 12 million hectares of forests?

In December 2015, 195 countries gathered to create the Paris Agreement, around the commitment to contain global warming within 2° C, with efforts…

Economic and Social Impacts of a Carbon Tax in Brazil

This cover document presents a study, developed by the Instituto Escolhas, on the adoption of an alternative of US$36/tCO2 e as a Carbon…

Brazil’s climate pledge is significant, but falls short on curbing deforestation.

Brazil did the UN climate change negotiations – and hopefully, the planet – some good Sunday when President Dilma Rousseff announced emissions reductions…