Funds from rich nations should be used for reducing pollutant gas emissions in large developing nations, such as Brazil. The statement was made by the secretary general of COP-15, Yvo de Boer.
It is time to act for the environment. The statement was made by Yvo de Boer, secretary general of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which started on this Monday.
According to the Environment minister Carlos Minc, in 2009, the country had its lowest deforestation rate in 21 years, and set a voluntary target of reducing forest clearing by 39% by 2020.
The climate convention should help oil-dependent nations to diversify their economies. The matter is the theme of negotiations, says Brazilian ambassador Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado.
If mechanisms for lower carbon emissions through deforestation are inserted in a global agreement to replace Kyoto Protocol, Brazil may have revenues of up to US$ 16 billion.
Brazilian ministers presented today their suggestions for the reductin of greenhouse gas in the country. Up to late this month, the government should present just one proposal.
Over 175 countries participate in the meeting in the Thai capital. The themes include the reduction of carbon emissions and the fight against deforestation.
The United Nations have launched an electronic petition to pressure the countries into establishing a treaty during the meeting on the theme due in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December.
Ambiental Expo should take place in São Paulo late this month and should emulate the environmental fairs of Algiers and Abu Dhabi. The fair shows products and services in residues and energy.
Biologist Marcelo Mazzolli went to the Dhofar mountains, in Oman, to study the animal. The conclusion, pointing to smaller numbers of the creature, will be disclosed to the scientific community.
A study shows that the impact of devastation of the forest may alter the climate in Brazil and in neighbouring countries. In the last 30 years, Brazil lost 600,000 square kilometres of forest.