Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Law
Show Less

Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Law

Edited by Geert Van Calster, Wim Vandenberghe and Leonie Reins

Governments around the world have been trying to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for decades. This detailed Handbook considers the spectrum of legal and market-based instruments as well as strategies and policies adopted around the world and suggests more effective, comprehensive and responsive ways of managing climate change mitigation.
Buy Book in Print
Show Summary Details
You do not have access to this content

Chapter 29: Current status of mitigation policies in Brazil

Ronaldo Seroa da Motta


Brazil has evolved rapidly in the control of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with the approval of the emission reduction targets in the National Policy on Climate Change. Such goals have been successfully achieved, particularly in deforestation control, although mitigation efforts beyond 2020 will no longer be as focused on land-use initiatives. Brazil, as this chapter shows, can harvest important and numerous low cost mitigation options in agriculture, energy and in industrial sources. To accomplish that, significant changes in the governance structure of climate policies are urgently requested as well as the development of appropriate economic analysis and instruments.

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

Elgaronline requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals. Please login through your library system or with your personal username and password on the homepage.

Non-subscribers can freely search the site, view abstracts/ extracts and download selected front matter and introductory chapters for personal use.

Your library may not have purchased all subject areas. If you are authenticated and think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

Further information

or login to access all content.