Curitiba, Brazil, is the birthplace of bus rapid transit, the high-capacity urban public transportation system developed under the leadership of former city mayor Jaime Lerner.
Charles (Chuck) Kent is the Brazil Lead for the Sustainable Cities Initiative, which also has projects in China and India.
Prof. Luis Antonio Lindau Ph.D. is the President and Director of EMBARQ Brasil.
This matrix helps policymakers compare the National Climate Change plans of five developing countries: India, Brazil, China, Mexico and South Africa.
Getting to Yes on Climate Changeby -
In Brazil, the BOP market for ICT is 97 percent urban, and average annual spending by urban BOP households ($203) is seven times that spent by rural BOP households.
Quantifying Emissions Reductions From Transport Solutionsby and -
Tree Cover Loss in the Humid Tropics
This is the first in a series of WRI posters on tree cover change across the globe focuses on tropical hot spots in Brazil, Cambodia, Central Africa, and Indonesia.
The analysis compiles a comprehensive set of geospatial indicators of human activities that lead to forest degradation and conversion. Illustrated by numerous maps, the results provide valuable insights for land-use planning and zoning.
Protecting the Climate by Putting Development First
Discusses how economic development in developing countries can be compatible with limiting their greenhouse gas emissions.