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Maíra Irigaray

Maíra Irigaray

Maíra Irigaray is the Brazil Program Coordinator for Amazon Watch.

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Peter Newborne

Peter is a Research Associate with the Water Policy programme at ODI.

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Power lines in São Paulo state -  Diego Torres Silvestre (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

New power for bad, old habits? Why Brazil must change its energy path

Peter Newborne
21 October 2014

ODI's Peter Newborne takes a look at Brazil's current plans for energy and finds that bad habits persist. He believes that Brazil's government needs to forge a new, more democratic and open energy policy, as old habits may no longer be an option.

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Ilmi Granoff

Ilmi is a Research Fellow in the Climate and Environment Programme at ODI and leads the Institute's work on green growth.

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Farmers in Tanzania - Gates Foundation (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Countdown to zero-zero

Ilmi Granoff and Susan Nicolai
17 October 2014

We cannot sustain progress in eradicating poverty if we don't tackle climate change as well. This blog looks at the concept of 'zero-zero', arguing that without action to prevent global average temperatures from rising by more than 2°C, those who emerge from poverty are likely to fall back into it due to climate disasters.

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Christian Poirier

Christian Poirier

Christian is the Brazil-Europe Advocacy Director for Amazon Watch.

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