Treks28 April

iPhone and iPad as tools for sustainability

Sergio Abranches

Connectivity as a driver of change and a tool to promote sustainability. More »

Analysis21 April

Lula insists on a damned dam in the Amazon

Sergio Abranches

Amidst a judicial battle around the hydropower dam of Belo Monte, in the Brazilian Amazon region, the government has hastily auctioned the project. The 7-minute long bidding is being contested at the federal courts. More »

Feature16 April

Human and economic consequences of extreme natural events

Sergio Abranches

Extreme natural events may be a source of huge human and economic losses, although they are not, in themselves ‘disasters’. A disaster happens when an extreme natural event reaches a populated area. More »