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Brazil can both grow its economy and fight climate change (Jaramillo & Zutt)

Brazil can both grow its economy and fight climate change by Carlos Felipe Jaramillo, Johannes Zutt published by World Bank (5/2023)

“Brazil is fortunate. Few countries today are able both to give their people a better life and also to manage the impacts of climate change. 

With the world switching rapidly away from fossil fuels to clean energy, Brazil is well ahead in the race. More than eighty percent of its electricity already comes from renewable sources such as hydropower. In contrast, the opposite is true in China: more than 80 percent of electricity comes from coal, gas and oil. The story is similar in other countries.

In a world of accelerating climate change, Brazil is in a strong position to control its future. This is the central message of the World Bank’s new Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR) for Brazil. CCDRs examine how countries can continue to develop as they combat climate change. They aim to help countries decide what actions to take to improve the lives of their citizens while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate change, such as droughts, floods, or storms…”

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