Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Energy & Fuel

Dead Water: Brazilian communities affected by hydroelectric dams

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Photographer from Minas Gerais launches book with photos and stories of communities affected by hydroelectric dam. This review of an exhibition of photographs was...

Raul Sohr on Non-conventional renewable energy sources

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Raul Sohr interviewed on Prensa Vértice TV, Región de los Lagos, Chile, November 2014.

Brazil on the edge: LAB Newsletter 24 October 2018

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24 October 2018 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, Brazil on the edge With all eyes on Sunday (28 October)’s second round of Brazil’s presidential elections, LAB...

Chevron, Ecuador and the extractor’s curse – 3

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3. When in doubt, sue the lawyer On July 10 2018, two courts, over 2,800 miles apart, came to diametrically opposite conclusions about one of...

Chevron, Ecuador and the extractor’s curse – 2

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2. The Ecuadorian government: friend or foe? On July 10 2018, two courts, over 2,800 miles apart, came to diametrically opposite conclusions about one of...

Chevron, Ecuador and the extractor’s curse – 1

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1. Lago Agrio – Ecuador’s Chernobyl On July 10 2018, two courts, over 2,800 miles apart, came to diametrically opposite conclusions about one of the...

Haiti: what fuelled the petrol protests?

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After days of violent street protests, Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant and his cabinet resigned on Saturday July 14. The resignations followed a...

Brazil: the impact of hydroelectric dams

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LAB correspondent Marilene Cardoso Riveiro has made a beautiful short video, entitled 'Costs', about the impact of hydroelectric dams in Brazil on the communities...

Brazil: lorry drivers strike brings chaos

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São Paulo, 29 May 2018: A week-long strike by hundreds of thousands of lorry drivers, blockading highways and interrupting deliveries of petrol, food, medical...

Brazil announces end to Amazon mega-dam building policy

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Brazil’s government this week announced a major shift away from its policy of building mega-dams in the Brazilian Amazon – a strategy born...

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