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Ethanol – a new growth cycle

Brazilian consumers were shaken up in recent weeks by the steep price of ethanol at pumps throughout the country. People wonder why this happened and if it will happen again in the future. The most radical critics even said we could be facing a potential fuel shortage and raised doubts about the very future of ethanol. All of this calls for a careful analysis of the issues.

Ethanol – a new growth cycle

Brazilian consumers were shaken up in recent weeks by the steep price of ethanol at pumps throughout the country. People wonder why this happened and if it will happen again in the future. The most radical critics even said we could be facing a potential fuel shortage and raised doubts about the very future of ethanol. All of this calls for a careful analysis of the issues.

2010 Sustainability Report

2010 Sustainability Report

This is the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association’s (UNICA) second sustainability report, prepared in accordance with the G3 Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). As such it constitutes a landmark in the development of the Brazilian sugar-energy sector.

Ethanol Summit 2011 – Day 1

Welcome to our first blogpost directly from the 2011 edition of the Ethanol Summit, one of the world’s top events focused on renewable energies, which takes place in São Paulo, Brazil today and tomorrow.
Today was an exciting and enriching debate surrounding solutions for a low-carbon economy.

Ethanol Summit 2011 – Day 1

Welcome to our first blogpost directly from the 2011 edition of the Ethanol Summit, one of the world’s top events focused on renewable energies, which takes place in São Paulo, Brazil today and tomorrow.
Today was an exciting and enriching debate surrounding solutions for a low-carbon economy.

Welcome

By 2050, the world’s population will add another 2.5 billion people who will need to eat and power their lives. Global energy needs will likely double, and carbon dioxide emissions could increase by 80 percent. These alarming figures help explain why global leaders are searching for clean, renewable options to provide energy and reduce petroleum use. Sugarcane can help.

Welcome

By 2050, the world’s population will add another 2.5 billion people who will need to eat and power their lives. Global energy needs will likely double, and carbon dioxide emissions could increase by 80 percent. These alarming figures help explain why global leaders are searching for clean, renewable options to provide energy and reduce petroleum use. Sugarcane can help.