By Christine Wipfli, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - With an annual population growth rate of 1.26 percent, the Brazilian Census Bureau estimates that by 2050, Latin America's largest country will have close to 260 million inhabitants. That is an increase of over forty percent, boosting the population by 78 million people by mid-century.
With this growth estimate, it becomes clear that more needs to be done to sustain Brazil’s resources. Currently, hundreds of projects are under way to provide Brazil with renewable energy including hydroelectric, thermoelectric, Biofuels, wind, natural gas and solar power. However tackling the . . .