Tag: Brazil hydropower

James Cameron, Celebrity and How Not to Save the Amazon

Written by | May 20th, 2010

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How can celebrities productively engage a cause? One case study how not to do it: James Cameron’s recent protests in Brazil against a proposed new dam there, says the Conservancy’s David Cleary.

Unpacking Brazil’s Copenhagen Commitments

Written by | December 2nd, 2009

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In Brazil, we trust our politicians even less than you do north of the Rio Grande. With rather more reason: if there were an Olympics for stealing public money or deliberate deceit of the electorate, we could put out a gold medal team of politicos. When they speak, we don’t so much listen as look […]

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