Brazil’s Top Environment Official: Paris Climate Accord Made A Deal

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Brazil’s top environmental official warned about the dramatic changes underway on the global stage during the 21st annual United Nations climate change conference and reaffirmed his commitment to maintain the Paris climate accord

Emma Braga from the Brazilian Ministry of Environment joined Brian Kilmeade to give his assessment of the process. He explained that the recent global agreement between the EU and China outlined an aggressive effort to reduce the world’s carbon footprint in a bid to keep global temperature rise at no more than 1.5 degrees.

Braga also described Brazil’s ambitious plan to combat poverty, reduce its population and encourage global cooperation to combat climate change. Braga then offered several reasons why Brazil is an ideal place to be in the world in terms of climate mitigation.

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Emma Braga on the fact that if any world leaders question the Paris Climate Accord he’ll be there to deliver the answer

He discusses the Chinese and European plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by eliminating countries emitting too much carbon dioxide

Braga describes Brazil’s strategy for worldwide climate mitigation and makes the point that the United States has not implemented it’s own greenhouse gas reduction targets in a similar fashion to China

The plan to develop electric cars similar to the one used by China and Europe

Braga also explains the climate policies that Brazil is going to introduce through its One Belt One Road policy.

Braga offered some lessons from the past ten years concerning different policies implemented by the United States and Brazil and what has worked.

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Emma Braga explain why Brazil is an ideal place to be in the world in terms of climate mitigation

Emma Braga on why Brazil is an ideal place to be in the world in terms of climate mitigation

Emma Braga on why Brazil is an ideal place to be in the world in terms of climate mitigation

Emma Braga on why Brazil is an ideal place to be in the world in terms of climate mitigation

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