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"Portugal is going to pay for temporarily more expensive oil," says expert

For a few weeks the price of oil should oscillate between 65 and 70 dollars per barrel, increasing the prices that will be paid for purchases made by Portugal, admitted the specialist Manuel Ferreira de Oliveira to Jornal Económico. The Iberian head of the multinational BP, Pedro Oliveira, also considers that these upward tensions will only be temporary.

Dams in Tâmega will force the slaughter of over a thousand cork oaks

In the eyes of the Government, these two developments are of “essential public utility”. The two dams will be built by the Spanish electric company Iberdrola and will cost more than 1500 million euros.

PremiumFind out who are the 13 winners of the solar energy auction. Investors come from six countries

Companies from six countries won lots, according to the list obtained by Jornal Económico. Government praises low prices, but the sector fears lack of profitability.

Electric cars need more copper than conventional ones

The automotive sector has increased its use of copper over the past few decades, due to the greater weight of electronics in modern cars. But the growth of the electric car is making the automotive industry even more dependent on this ore, whose largest global producers are Chile, Peru and China.

'Hell' of the Amazon: “the worst is yet to come”, warn experts

Deforestation in the Amazon, in Brazil, almost doubled between January and August this year compared to 2018, reaching 6.404 square kilometers. Three weeks later, since the “horror scenario” began, the fires have not yet been subdued. Experts warn that "the worst is yet to come".

Mexia: EDP Renováveis ​​focused on “growth opportunities”

EDP ​​Renováveis ​​increased its portfolio by 720 megawatts (MW) in the first half, with the new power contributing 71 million euros to the company's results.

Greta Thunberg wins alternative "Nobel Peace Prize"

The 16-year-old activist, who delivered an emotional speech at the United Nations this week, won the Right Livelihood Prize alongside Aminatou Haidar, Guo Jianmei and Davi Kopenawa Yanomami.

Municipalization of the Society of Collective Transport of Porto may start on January 1

“The State assumed all the financial debt of Sociedade de Transportes Coletivo do Porto, SA and has already transferred the funds for this year's operational deficit, resulting from the pandemic, estimated at 15,8 thousand euros”, points out the Ministry of Environment and Climate Action in a statement.

'Greenchain', a sustainable energy GPS

This is, without a doubt, the great message to pass. Energy tracking is an increasingly widespread service, associated with the growth of the corporate sustainable energy contracting market.

CMVM creates an area dedicated to Sustainable Finance

"Given the number of national and international initiatives and the rapid evolution that is taking place in the national and European legal and regulatory framework, the structured and timely availability of information by the CMVM aims to contribute to the defense of investors and the development of the national market" , says the market regulator.
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