Roberto Schaeffer

Federal University of Río de Janeiro

Posts by Roberto Schaeffer

Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries: Brazil, China, India, Mexico, South Africa, and Turkey

One of the most contentious issues in the debate over global climate change is the perceived divide between the interests and obligations of developed and developing countries. Equity demands that developed countries-the source of most past and current emissions of …

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Developing Countries & Global Climate Change: Electric Power Options in Brazil

Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world and its economy is roughly equal to that of all other South American countries combined. Yet, its greenhouse gas emissions are less than one-third of the continent’s total due to the …

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