The II Juruena Vivo Festival led to the city important reflections on the fate of sub-basin of the Juruena river – threatened by predatory activities and the prediction of the presence of more than 102 hydroelectric plants
June 25, 2013
Secretariat of Environment ignores complaints of problems in environmental impact assessment and hydroelectric project progresses in Sangue river.
September 23, 2021
The appeal signed by 300 organizations around the world addresses the COP26. According to the document, hydroelectric power plants increase greenhouse gas emissions and deplete natural resources. In the Amazon, Belo Monte deforested an area larger than the city of São Paulo. Works at 12 hydroelectric plants could lead to the deforestation of 9,500 km2 in the Tapajós river basin.
November 18, 2021
Estimates indicate greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector will grow by 33% if amendments included in the omnibus bill, known as “tortoises”,are approved along with the privatization of the company, which is responsible for almost a third of energy produced in the country.