Environmentalists: Brazil’s greenhouse gases rise

FILE - In this June 6, 2014 file photo, people drive their cars along 23 de Maio Avenue during a subway strike in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Emission levels of greenhouse gases in Latin America's biggest country were almost 8 percent higher in 2013 than one year earlier, a Brazilian network of environmental groups said Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The energy sector accounted for 7.8 percent of the emissions because of the increased use of thermoelectric plants and greater consumption of gasoline and diesel for transportation purposes, the report said. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine, File)SAO PAULO (AP) — Emissions of greenhouse gases in Brazil, Latin America’s biggest country, were almost 8 percent higher in 2013 than one year earlier, a network of more than 30 environmental groups said Wednesday.