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🚨 Scoop: Brazil’s updated climate goals are a dud

This is a special edition of our Brazil Daily newsletter. Today, we reveal the new climate goals Brazil will present to the world next week.

Brazil updates climate goals … for the worse

climate Brazil's Environment Minister Joaquim Leite. Photo: José Cruz/ABr
Brazil’s Environment Minister Joaquim Leite. Photo: José Cruz/ABr

Brazil’s newly created Interministerial Committee on Climate Change and Sustainable Growth will meet for the first time on Monday to discuss and approve the country’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the Paris Agreement, announced at the latest UN Climate Summit in Glasgow (COP26). 

  • The Brazilian Report had access to the draft under discussion, which was penned on February 16 by Paulo Alexandre Alves, the Environment...

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