Factsheet: National Plan on Climate Change and the Action Plan to Prevent and Control Deforestation

National Plan on Climate Change and the Action Plan to Prevent and Control Deforestation

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Description: 
The National Plan on Climate Change decrees that renewable sources must constitute 80 percent of power base by 2030. The National Plan on Climate Change requires a National Energy Efficiency Action Plan that lowers electricity consumption by 10 percent by 2030 and reduces deforestation of the Amazon. Action Plan to Prevent and Control Deforestation and Wildfires in Cerrado (PPCerrado) Launched in 2010, PPCerrado aims at coordinating and carrying out initiatives to reduce deforestation in the central region of the country, the so called Cerrado biome (the Brazilian Savana), defining reduction targets for deforestation rates and providing the foundation for estimating greenhouse gas emissions in the biome. Such effort and the effective reduction in forest cover loss will be used to define emission reduction targets under the umbrella of the National Plan on Climate Change. Law Instituting a State Policy on Climate Change, Environmental Conservation & Sustainable Development (Amazonas) is descibed in Lei 3135/2007
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of renewable energy in electricity production. Stimulate reforestation. Regulate protection and management of forests.

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