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Breaking down Brazil’s energy matrix

Breaking down Brazil’s energy matrix
Brazil’s energy matrix has relied more on “clean” sources Photo: Anna J. Calaf
Brazil’s energy matrix has relied more on wind power. Photo: Anna J. Calaf

The history of the Brazilian Northeast is undeniably connected to the region’s adverse climatic conditions. For decades, one of Brazil’s poorest regions was haunted by droughts – it has the lowest rainfall in the country. Most of the region is covered by the caatinga, a desert-like biome.

Droughts form...

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