Brazil has the clout and credibility to assert itself as a leading voice in world climate talks to help ensure the success of any new treaty aimed at reducing global warming, the top U.S. environmental diplomat said on Thursday.Already a pioneer in clean energy and the use of biofuels such as cane-based ethanol, Brazil could cement its pro-environment credentials if it succeeds in slowing the destruction of the Amazon rain forest, U.S. climate change envoy Todd Stern said after a three-day visit to the South American nation.
Brazil's President as Working Class Raposa (Fox)Understanding Lula the Politician June 2006
In the Second Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation, a group of Brazilian congressmen and senators visited to Europe to learn about innovation policies.
The Woodrow Wilson Center and the Washington Post are pleased to announce the five 2010 journalism fellows.
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington, D.C.
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's upcoming visit. (Article is in Portuguese)
Co-sponsored by the Brazil Institute and the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, this bilingual publication includes essays on the United States by Brazilian scholars. It is the result of an effort to advance the tradition of U.S. Studies in Brazil.
Four essays present perspectives on the ideas behind smart cities from New York, Ahmedabad, São Paulo, and Beijing.
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