Submission to the UN last Thursday reduces "climate fiddling”, but still decreases ambition, which goes against the treaty.
Environmental organizations from world's biggest tropical country argue for wider protection to native vegetation and stricter controls against leakage
Com 13. 235 km2, devastação na Amazônia é a maior desde 2006 e resulta diretamente da política de desmonte
Deforestation in the Amazon was key driver of the 9.5% increase in greenhouse gases verified in 2020, data from the Climate Observatory show
he expedition took place between September 14 and 17, in the municipalities of Porto Velho (Rondônia state) and Lábrea (southern Amazonas state).
By declaring that he cares about the environment and the climate, he lied again and defended his anti-environmental policy
SEEG Soluções traz guia de políticas públicas que podem ser adotadas já para reduzir emissões de gases de efeito estufa nos municípios
Bills being processed in the Brazilian Congress, with irreversible consequences to the Amazon forest and indigenous peoples, could bring serious risks to the operations of financial institutions. An alert from the Coalition and other partners adds to the agenda of denunciations by indigenous peoples.
A 5% drop in the number of alerts simply reflects the dynamics of environmental crime, while the government that buried a combat plan peddles Army action like it did with chloroquine
It is the fourth consecutive monthly high; Brazil is on track to repeat the annual mark of 10,000 km2
After so many government attempts to “push the whole lot through”, devastation in the Amazon reaches the highest rate in 12 years, 70 percent above the average rate recorded in the decade before the current administration.
Number of fire counts between May and August is the same as last year's
Europe: Bolsonaro needs a clear and categorical message that ratification of the UE-Mercosur trade deal cannot be considered until Brazil shows it’s ready to comply with its environmental commitments
Devastation alerts in 2020 set a new record even with the Army in the Amazon, and Jair Bolsonaro may become the first President with two record highs in a row
Position note by the Climate Observatory
Rapporteur of land grabbing bill worsens Bolsonaro government's proposal and increases prize to public land thieves
Statement by the Brazilian Climate Observatory
A note from the Brazilian Climate Observatory coordination team
BRASÍLIA, 11-27-2018 – The U-turn of the Brazilian government on its offer to host COP25 is regrettable, but not surprising. Given that a few weeks ago the Temer administration celebrated the bid to host the conference as a sign of “the country’s global leadership on sustainable development issues”, the reason for the turnaround probably […]
Nota da coordenação do Observatório do Clima sobre a nomeação no Itamaraty
The Brazilian Climate Observatory invites you to a side event at COP23: From leader to laggard? How Brazil’s domestic context jeopardizes its climate commitments Saturday, 11th, 16h/17h, Talanoa Space, Bonn Zone Brazil was the first emerging economy to put forward an absolute target for its NDC, and has won praise for its dramatic cut in […]
The world's first NCD proposal by civil society organizations calls for an upper limit of 1 billion tons of carbon dioxide in Brazil by 2030, aims at carbon neutrality by 2050, and explains how to get there from here