In Brazil, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 14.5% of the total energy use. Brazil emits 2.2 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Brazil is 81.
Total land area of Brazil is 8,515,767 km2 (approx. 3,287,941 mi²). 4776980 km2 of Brazil's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 56% of all the land in the country.
Issues Brazil faces
Currently Brazil faces various issues, including deforestation in Amazon Basin destroys the habitat and endangers a multitude of plant and animal species indigenous to the area, there is a lucrative illegal wildlife trade, air and water pollution in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and several other large cities, land degradation and water pollution caused by improper mining activities, wetland degradation, severe oil spills.