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Brazil and Climate change

Brazil
  • Capital: Brasília
  • Population: 201103330
  • Size: 8511965.0 Km2

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Climate change mitigation through intensified pasture management: estimating greenhouse gas emissions on cattle farms in the Brazilian Amazon
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2016
Cattle ranching in Brazil is a key driver of deforestation and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The Brazilian government plans to reduce national GHG emissions by at least 36%, partly by reducing emissions in the livestock sector throu...
How Brazil's sustainable cattle schemes could beef up to conserve forests and sustainable rural livelihoods
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2016
Cattle ranching is the largest driver of Brazilian deforestation, a relevant emitter of greenhouse gases, and an important source of local livelihoods. In response, many initiatives attempt to render Brazi...
Transitioning to more sustainable, low-emissions agriculture in Brazil
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2016
Sustainability, traceability, and branding for final consumers have been a component of market development of coffee for two decades in Brazil, but only just started in the beef sector. Sustainability initiatives for coffee have enjoy...
Climate change and migration: a CGE analysis for two large urban regions of Latin America
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2016
Migration is one of the strategies used by populations to adapt to natural shocks and also to respond to economic policies. Climate change will probably have an impact on the productivity of factors and on the health of the population...
Climate change and impacts on family farming in the North and Northeast of Brazil
H. de Oliveira Machado Filho / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2015
Climate change has increasingly been recognised as the main challenge facing humanity in the coming decades. The starting point of this study is the consideration of future climate change scenarios and the uncertainties they bring.&nb...
Health care facility climate change resiliency workshop
Pan American Health Organization 2015
In addition to their primary roles in treating illness and injuries, health care facilities provide a first line of defence in protecting individuals and communities from the impacts of climate change. However, recent events demonstra...
Vulnerability indicators of adaptation to climate change and policy implications for investment projects
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2015
Relevant and appropriate indicators for vulnerability at both the local levels are significant for effective adaptation to climate change. The paper reviews the literature of these indicators, and explores this issue using a s...
Disabling the steering wheel? National and international actors' climate change mitigation strategies in Latin America
German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2015
The Latin American region holds important potential for mitigation and has a long?standing tradition of crafting policies and drafting legislation on climate change. This article addresses the question of how Brazil, Costa Rica, and C...
The BRICS on the road to COP 21
BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2015
The impact of the actions of the countries that constitute the BRICS goes beyond the scope of the economic sector, reaching, among others, the socio-environmental agenda through issues such as the exploitation of natural resou...
Climate change and impacts on family farming in the North and Northeast of Brazil
International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2016
The starting point for this study was the consideration of future climate change scenarios and their uncertainties. In assessing the possible climate change scenarios and related impacts on family farming across Brazil’s ...
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