Counting our blessings – and destroying them

by Isabela Messias Brazil is a blessed country. We have no hurricanes, no earthquakes, no harsh winter. We have the largest tropical forest in the world, the Brazilian Amazon, which amounts for around 5 million square kilometers, and hosts an unparalleled biodiversity[i]. Moreover, Brazil also has 12% of the world’s freshwater, more than the European… Read More Counting our blessings – and destroying them

Five Ways São Paulo Can Improve Urban Mobility (without Building More Bike Lanes)

by Anthony Scott São Paulo is undergoing a transportation revolution that some have begun to call the “São Paulo Spring”.[i] Since taking office in 2013, Mayor Fernando Haddad has applied what he calls “Shock Therapy” to get residents of the largest City in South America out of their cars. Identifying cars as the problem, Mr.… Read More Five Ways São Paulo Can Improve Urban Mobility (without Building More Bike Lanes)