Maria Oliveira is a Research Assistant with Carbon Talks. Maria is originally from Brazil and is in her first year at SFU, pursuing an International Studies major with a focus on International Development, Economic and Environmental Issues. She loves nature and being outdoors. She is also interested in society, culture and languages and is passionate about traveling. One of her major interests in working with Carbon Talks is sustainability.
Blog Posts by Maria Oliveira
We shouldn’t stop talking about biofuels
By Maria Oliveira - September 24, 2012
In the discussion on how to replace or supplement conventional, non-renewable sources of energy, biofuels are often promoted as one of the most feasible options... read more
Cycling in Vancouver: More than just an alternative mode of transportation
By Maria Oliveira - June 21, 2011
Cyclists are now a common sight on the streets of Vancouver. On May 31st, in honour of Bike to work week, Carbon Talks hosted the City of Vancouver’s Director of Transportation, Jerry Dobrovolny, for a dialogue on the city’s plans to accommodate the growing number of cycling enthusiasts... read more