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Living far away: Minha casa Minha Vida and the Metropolis expansion

Escolhas Institute Seminar presents an unpublished study with criticisms and suggestions to the largest housing program ever carried out in Brazil   Minha…

Instituto Escolhas launches new platform focused on housing and mobility

#Quantoé? Morar Longe will present data from Metropolitan Region of São Paulo Do you live far? Have you stopped to think how much…

Interview of the month: Ricardo Sennes

In a short time, the newly elected government to preside over the country has already shown some signs of disagreement, which seems to…

Not to finish Angra 3 would represent savings of R$ 12.5 billion to the country, a study says

On October 23, the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) published a resolution that makes it feasible the completion of the Thermoelectric Power…

Debate marks the launch of Escolhas Institute energy study.

In order to qualify the debate on the viability of new renewables increase in Brazilian electric matrix, Escolhas Institute launched this Friday (October…

To expand the renewable sources would not increase the cost or affect the competitiveness power sector in Brazil, says the study

A research launched this Friday (19) calculates for the first time the real costs and benefits of each energy generation source in the…

Interview of the month: Lavinia Hollanda

It is important that civil society participates in the debate on the power sector. Centralized and complex, the power sector, although vital for…

Escolhas Institute carries out the course “Economy and Environment: Computable General Equilibrium”, in partnership with Nereus/USP

Escolhas Institute, in partnership with the Regional and Urban Economics Center of the University of São Paulo (NEREUS – USP), started the Economy…

Escolhas presents partial findings of the Study on Real Electricity Generation Costs and Benefits in Brazil

Third event in this series gathers together Stakeholders and Representatives of Brazil’s Electricity Sector On Tuesday, July 27, the Escolhas Institute  met with…

III  Workshop: What are the real costs and benefits of electricity generation sources in Brazil?

Meeting gathered together representatives of government agencies, electric power sector companies and associations, as well as civil society Through a partnership with the…

Interview of the Month: Daniela Lerda

Companies and Civil Society must unite against Deforestation There is no silver bullet that could halt deforestation in Brazil, according to the Coordinator…

End of Deforestation and Poverty

 Zero deforestation policies must consider implications for the poorest Even the most relevant of Brazil’s public policies usually fail to assess their social…