Celio Bermann, USP specialist, says that energy policy is wrong to choose inefficient megaprojects and polluting power plants.
“Belo Monte is absurd and thermoelectrics unnecessary”
Belo Monte: BNDES releases first billion of brazilian reais
December 28, 2012
Norte Energia consortium, responsible for the construction of the plant, just received the first part of 5.2 billion of Brazilian reais for the controversial work.
Terra: Indigenous leader Raoni asks UN help against infrastructure in Amazon
December 10, 2012
Raoni appealed to United Nations and international community to press the Brazilian government to review development projects in the Amazon and preserve the rights of indigenous.
Brazilian bank approves $10.8 billion loan for controversial Amazon rainforest dam
November 30, 2012
Brazil’s National Development Bank announced it has approved a $10.8 billion loan to the consortium that is building the Belo Monte dam.