Government firmly committed to environmental cause, says Temer

Government firmly committed to environmental cause, says Temer

Chamber Articles Category: Energy Post Date: 06/08/18 Source: BrazilGovNews By: BrazilGovNews
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Whilst approving carbon emission reduction targets on Tuesday (5), President of the Republic Michel Temer said that the Brazilian government has shown a "firm commitment" to environmental protection in the past two years. “We are firmly committed to the environmental cause", he said during the signing ceremony of the RenovaBio targets at the Presidential Palace.

The creation of two new protected areas in the Amazon forest and in the state of Bahia are among the actions provided for in the targets, in addition to the increase of marine reserves and a 56% drop in deforestation in the Atlantic Forest. "We have reversed the deforestation trend in the Amazon. And this is recent data: we have reduced deforestation in the Atlantic Forest by more than 56%. These are all achievements of our two years in office", he said. Read Full Article