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Rio must bring out the best in clean energy

Rio must bring out the best in clean energy

World leaders will debate the merits of sustainable development and a green economy at Rio + 20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development to take place in Rio de Janeiro. Protesters will use the event to highlight injustice. And something substantive benefiting the environment may actually get done this week. This year’s theme is after all “a green [...]

Brazil Anticipates 5% Biodiesel Addition to Diesel by Three Years

Brazil Anticipates 5% Biodiesel Addition to Diesel by Three Years

The president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, announced last week that the addition of 5% biodiesel to the diesel consumed in Brazil has been advanced in three years. The so-called B5, which was expected to start being used in 2013, will already be compulsory in 2010. “It is a less polluting fuel that [...]


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