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Crise energética e o futuro da mobilidade elétrica

Energy crisis and the future of electric mobility

How is the energy crisis impacting mobility? Traditionally, the main means of transport, such as cars, motorcycles, buses, trucks and aircraft, use fossil fuels for their operation. However, with the need for the energy transition to maintain the environment and the crises that have been occurring not only in Brazil, there is a need to think about the future of mobility and electric vehicles emerge as the solution.
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Incentivo ao biogás e biometano: entenda o marco legal

Incentive to biogas and biomethane: understand the legal framework

Bill 3865/2021 aims to encourage actions to encourage biogas and biomethane with the creation of the Incentive Program for the Production and Use of Biogas, Biomethane and Associated By-products (PIBB). The project was proposed by deputy Arnaldo Jardim, who is vice president of the Parliamentary Front for Renewable Energy. The proposal came a day after Brazil joined the Global Commitment on Methane, which provides for a 30% cut in emissions by 2030. Thus, the approval of the project would be one of the necessary steps for the country to be able to decarbonize the sectors and curb the global warming.
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O Brasil e a emissão dos gases do efeito estufa

Brazil and the emission of greenhouse gases

Unfortunately, Brazil has not had a good position in reducing the emission of greenhouse gases. While other countries had a reduction of almost 7% with the effects of the pandemic, our country increased this rate by 9.5%. Of the five sectors of the economy that account for the totality of emissions in the country: three increased (agriculture, waste and land use change), one remained stable (industrial processes) and one declined (energy).
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