Stories written by Yans Felippe Geckler

ENERGY: Brazilian Biofuels Run into EU Obstacles

Brazil has begun a counterattack on the European Union's measures for certifying crop-based fuels, which could lead to import barriers for this energy source coming from the South American giant.

A sugarcane plantation in Brazil - EMBRAPA

Brazilian Biofuels Run into EU Obstacles

Brazil leads the world in biofuel production, and now has to deal with European certifications that could end up creating new trade barriers.

Brazil: World Leader in Recycling Aluminium Cans

For the last nine years Brazil has led the world in recycling aluminium cans, of which it reuses 96.5 percent, and it now has a strong chance of reaching the 100 percent mark.