Tag: Brazil

Brazil, CDM, and Biogas

Brazil has been actively taking advantage of the Clean Development Mechanism program. The country, which is responsible for developing the concept of CDMs, undertakes more CDM projects than any other Latin American country; globally only China and India have more.

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Managing Deforestation: Lessons from Brazil

Brazil is the third largest emitter in the developing world, but their emissions profile is unique; the majority of their emissions come from deforestation of the Amazon (estimates hover around 70%). In 2004, the Brazilian government implemented aggressive policies to

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