2022 will be key to Brazil’s goals, say environmentalists

Valor Econômico, Daniela Chiaretti in 04/01/2022

According to environmentalists, during the 2022 campaigns, the Amazon will be in the spotlight. The candidates elected this year will play a key role in environmental planning and in meeting the 2030 climate goals.

For specialists in deforestation, indigenous rights and economic development, the year will be fundamental to put Brazil on the path of preserving and combating climate change – or delaying all promises.

Despite this, traditionally, deforestation rates increase in election years and environmental guidelines are generally not central in the Legal Amazon region.

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