The threat of political bargaining to climate mitigation in Brazil

  title={The threat of political bargaining to climate mitigation in Brazil},
  author={Pedro Rua Rodriguez Rochedo and Britaldo Silveira Soares-Filho and Roberto Schaeffer and Eduardo Viola and Alexandre Szklo and Andr{\'e} F. P. Lucena and Alexandre C. K{\~o}berle and Juliana Leroy Davis and Raoni Guerra Lucas Raj{\~a}o and R{\'e}gis Rathmann},
  journal={Nature Climate Change},
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 licensing requirements, suspending the ratification of indigenous lands, reducing the size of protected areas and facilitating land grabbers to obtain the deeds of illegally deforested areas2. This could undermine the success of… 

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