Archive for March, 2011

Brazil needs to unblock climate talks: Bill Clinton

March 26, 2011
Former President Clinton didn’t call out GDF Suez or the Brazilian government for its largescale hydroelectric power projects in the rainforest, but did call for alternatives to damming for electricity at the World Sustainability Forum in Manaus, Brazil, on March 26, 2011. 

MANAUS, Brazil — US ex-president Bill Clinton urged Brazil to push to get global climate change talks unblocked by getting key trade partners, the United States and China, to curb greenhouse gas emissions. (more…)

Brazil’s Rousseff: Obama Visit Has Strong Symbolic Value

March 19, 2011

BRASILIA (Dow Jones)–The visit of US President Barack Obama to Brazil carries “enormous symbolic value,” Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff said Saturday. (more…)