The bioenergy industry in Brazil has grown significantly, representing almost 20% of the country's energy supply. With technological advances and government support, companies such as Grupo Urca Energia and Gás Verde are leading the way in biomethane production, contributing to a more sustainable future.
In 2022, even with increased energy demand in some countries, emissions from the energy sector are expected to decrease. The data is from the International Energy Agency (IEA) Electricity Market report, which points to a drop in overall global electricity demand of 2.4%. Thus, the values should pull emissions from the energy sector down, pointing to a decline of 0.5%.
The Federal Government launched, in March 2022, <a href="https://www.gov.br/mma/pt-br/assuntos/climaozoniodesertificacao/MinutaProgramaMetanoZero.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">the zero methane program</a>. The objective of the project is to stimulate the transformation of gas, which is harmful to the greenhouse effect, into biofuel with financing from public banks.
The acronym ESG refers to Environmental, Social and Governance and means that that company or investment seeks the best environmental, social and governance practices. That is, this acronym can be represented to say how much a business tries to minimize its environmental impacts, building a more just and responsible world.