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Fontes Alternativas de Energia e Eficiência Energética

Cartaz: Fontes Alternativa de Energia  e Eficiência Energética
Thursday, June 20, 2002
Cartaz: Fontes Alternativa de Energia e Eficiência Energética Fundação Heinrich Böll, Coalizão Rios Vivos O seminário "Fontes Alternativas de Energia e Eficiência Energética: Opção para uma política energética sustentável no Brasil", organizado pela Fundação Heinrich Böll e a Coalizão Rios Vivos em Brasília em 2002 foi um marco no debate sobre o futuro energético do país. Este livro contém as apresentações de especialistas que apontam um caminho em que o Brasil poder seguir para eliminar sua dependência em grandes hidrelétricas na Amazônia. A primeira parte trata

Veredicto Tribunal Latinoaméricano de Água sobre Hidrelétricas do rio Madeira

Friday, September 12, 2008
Veja o veredicto do Tribunal Latinoamérico de Água sobre as hidrelétricas do rio Madeira.

Veredicto Tribunal Latinoamericano del Agua sobre el río Madeira

Friday, September 12, 2008
Lea el veredicto del Tribunal Latinoamericano del Água sobre las represas del río Madeira.

Istanbul Water Tribunal on Madeira River Dams

Saturday, March 14, 2009
Read the petition on the Madeira River dams presented at the International Water Tribunal in Istanbul, and the tribunal's verdict.

Climate Action Network Submission on Options for CDM Reform

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Climate Action Network International's submission to UNFCCC on CDM reform after the Kyoto Protocol (2012) can be downloaded here and found below. The submission states that "In CAN's view, discussions about the future of the flexible mechanisms should be firmly grounded in an analysis of their performance so far. In particular, the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has failed to meet its dual objectives of supporting cost-effective climate change mitigation and sustainable development in developing countries. In the second commitment period, the CDM requires fundamental restructuring or replac

Dam Safety Evaluation of Zambezi Dams

Saturday, April 1, 2000
A report by the US Army Corps based on results of a site visit to determine the safety of three large dams on the Zambezi (Kariba, Cahora Bassa, Kafue) after severe floods in 2000.

Voices from the Margin: Rasi Salai Dam

Monday, December 8, 2008
The culture of rural communities in northeastern Thailand, also known as Isaan, emerges from the ecosystems upon which they depend. For generations, villagers living along the Mekong River and its tributaries were part of a relationship with the river and its surrounding ecosystems. Though the culture of these communities has evolved over the years, the relationship the villagers have had with the river and the wetlands has remained constant. When villagers are hungry, they can catch fish from the river, and when they are sick, they can find herbal medicines in the wetlands. The natural floodi

Voices from the Margin: Pak Mun Dam

Monday, December 8, 2008
The protests against the Pak Mun Dam are amongst the longest running in the world. The dam is also one of the most studied, in part because it had all the features of a failed development policy: no participation of local people in the decision making process, a flawed Environmental Impact Assessment, government misinformation, construction carried out in the shadow of martial law, careless World Bank oversight, ill-conceived mitigation plans, and the destruction of an entire river ecosystem upon which river communities depended. The dam was one of the main subjects of the report from the Worl


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