Teles Pires power plant violated environmental plan and flooded the reservoir with trees inside. Decomposition must issue large amounts of methane, the greenhouse gas.
May 9, 2016
Soy production is booming — but researchers are warning that the soy industry’s rise could be the downfall of Brazil’s climate commitments.
March 9, 2016
Porto Velho is at risk by the existence of the Jirau and Santo Antônio dams, Madeira upriver. If the first breaks down, the wall of water that would cascade down the river would immediately break the Santo Antonio dam as well.
May 31, 2014
Impacts of flooding occurred recently by extreme weather event were compounded by hydroelectric plants installed along the watercourse.