Ensuring Greener Economic Growth for Brazil

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Source:
Climate Policy Initiative
Authors:
Amanda Schutze
Luiza Antonaccio
Cristina Lopes
Joana Chiavari
Juliano Assuncao
Maína Celidonio
Date:
1 November 2018

To emerge from its deep recession, Brazil urgently needs to develop strategies and policies that promote growth and reduce poverty, according to the authors of this report. At the same time, the nation’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) within the Paris Agreement represents an ambitious commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. The authors present evidence for policymakers and stakeholder as they look at three sectors that are critical to creating a greener future for the nation: land use, energy and transportation.