Escolhas presents partial findings of the Study on Real Electricity Generation Costs and Benefits in Brazil

Third event in this series gathers together Stakeholders and Representatives of Brazil’s Electricity Sector On Tuesday, July 27, the Escolhas Institute  met with…

III  Workshop: What are the real costs and benefits of electricity generation sources in Brazil?

Meeting gathered together representatives of government agencies, electric power sector companies and associations, as well as civil society Through a partnership with the…

Interview of the Month: Daniela Lerda

Companies and Civil Society must unite against Deforestation There is no silver bullet that could halt deforestation in Brazil, according to the Coordinator…

End of Deforestation and Poverty

 Zero deforestation policies must consider implications for the poorest Even the most relevant of Brazil’s public policies usually fail to assess their social…

Study Proves the Economic Feasibility of Reforestation with Native Species

Initiative establishes model for reforestation projects to contribute to climate goal “Few countries have the forestry vocation of Brazil, and this topic may…

Study shows that zero deforestation is economically feasible in Brazil

Impacts on the GDP and wages would be minor, offset through an uptick in cattle-ranching intensification rates If all legal and illegal deforestation…

Study Highlights Link between Investor Sentiment and the Price of Oil 

This publication is part of the Studies Hub, a bibliographic research platform on Economics of the Environment            The study addressing Investor Sentiment and…

Study Shows that Tourism in Wilderness Areas can be both Sustainable and Profitable

This paper is part of the first batch of papers released by the Studies Hub, a bibliographic research platform focused on Economics and…

Study indicates economic, social and environmental impact of having zero emissions from the Brazilian electricity sector  

Measure would be important in reducing emissions and have practically no impact on GDP and income in the country  The study What will…

Scholars of the Environment Chair present preliminary research data

Studies tackle urban mobility and the use of natural gas vehicles The number of vehicles in São Paulo is constantly growing. At the…

This month’s interview: Roberto Kishinami

This month’s interview: Roberto Kishinami Energy planning in Brazil must lead to socio-environmental development Brazil’s electricity matrix is cleaner than most countries, but…

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…