Standing at the crossroads – will Brazilian forests win?

Standing at the crossroads – will Brazilian forests win?

Isabella Freire Vitali, director of Proforest Brasil and member of Brazilian Coalition wrote to Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 blog. She belives that historic achievements in curbing deforestation are in risk and the efforts led by committed companies and civil society are central to this issue (photo: Filipe Frazao/123RF.com). Read more >>

The Paris Agreement goes ahead

The Paris Agreement goes ahead

The COP 22 ends and, knowing that there is an implementation plan and the willingness to keep a broad dialogue with society, there is now  a domestic agenda to support us towards our goals (photos: Luana Maia and UN Climate Change) read more>>

With a focus on land use, Brazil will implement its NDC

With a focus on land use, Brazil will implement its NDC

Brazil's commitments are largely related to forests and farming. The Brazilian Coalition points out the main challenges and proposals for this agenda, aiming at reducing Brazilian emissions, in a fair, competitive, sustainable and inclusive context read more>>

A movement for low-carbon economy

A movement for low-carbon economy

We are a multi-sector movement formed by leading organizations in the Brazilian agrobusiness, the main civil organizations in the environment and climate areas, academic community and sectoral associations, who have gathered to address the issues arising from climate change from the perspective of a new economic model. Read more >>

 

Key Issues

Deforestation put at risk Brazilian climate targets

The Brazilian Coalition believes that the increase in deforestation and proposals to reduce Conservation Units in the Amazon compromise Brazilian targets for the Paris Agreement (Photo: Francisco Putini/123RF.com). Read more >>

Wood traceability is critical to reduce deforestation

Proper management of tropical forests can encourage activities with social and economic benefits and reduce climate change impacts. The Brazilian Coalition proposes the extension of Brazil's management area to 30 million hectares by 2030. It will only be possible with the elimination of illegal activities related to native wood (Photo: Sauletas/123RF.com). Read more >>

 

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