The threat of political bargaining to climate mitigation in Brazil

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Rochedo, Pedro R. R.; Soares-Filho, Britaldo; Schaeffer, Roberto; Viola, Eduardo; Szklo, Alexandre; Lucena, André F. P.; Koberle, Alexandre; Davis, Juliana Leroy; Rajão, Raoni; Rathmann, Regis;
(2018)

In exchange for political support, the Brazilian government is signalling landholders to increase deforestation, putting the country’s contribution to the Paris Agreement at risk1. The President of Brazil has signed provisionary acts and decrees lowering environmental l... View more
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