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    Thursday, September 20th, 2007

    It is an honor and pleasure to introduce this guest poster. Arnaldo Jardim is a civil engineer with many years of public service in Brazil, first in state executive posts (including Housing Secretary) and then as a State Deputy in São Paulo (SP), and currently as a Federal Deputy. While State Deputy he […]

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    A Business-NGO Pact to Seek a New Brazilian Climate Change Policy

    Thursday, April 26th, 2007

    On Tuesday the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (Conselho Empresarial Brasileiro para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável – CEBDS), the state-owned energy giant Petrobras, the energy-cement-chemicals-cellulose conglomerate Votorantim, Greenpeace Brasil and WWF-Brasil signed a “Climate Defense Pact.” CEBDS is the Brazilian chapter of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

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    IDB Board Approves Climate Change Initiative

    Friday, March 9th, 2007

    Note: for background on the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Initiative (SECCI), see our November post. The draft working papers outlining the strategy can be downloaded via the following links:

    Ch I – The Renewable Energy
    Ch II -Opportunities Constraints
    Ch III – Barriers and Good Practices to Increase Clean Energy
    Ch IV – Carbon Finance
    Ch […]

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    IDB Creates Clean Energy Markets Cluster / BID crea conglomerado de actividades para promover mercados de energía limpia

    Thursday, January 18th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB Fund Creates Clean Energy Markets Cluster
    New instruments to help small enterprises access opportunities, improve competitiveness
    The Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund announced today the creation of a new cluster of activities focused on Promoting Clean Energy Markets. This initiative will help small enterprises gain access to clean energy market […]

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