less than a week from COP26, Government Announced this Monday, 25launch of National Green Development ProgramWith the formation of an inter-ministerial committee to monitor the outcomes of the initiative Environment. a The United Nations Climate Change Conference will take place in Glasgow, Scotland from 31 October to 12 November.
The aim of the program is reduce carbon emissionsConservation of forests and promoting rational use of natural resources with the creation of green jobs and economic development. Currently, the federal government has lines of credit that, together, amount to 411 billion for green projects.
Sectors benefiting from credit lines are: forest conservation and restoration, sanitation, waste management, ecotourism, low-emission agriculture, renewable energy, urban mobility, transportation and logistics, information and communication technology, and green infrastructure.
The environment minister, Joaquim Leit, said at a ceremony in the Palacio do Planalto, that these resources “will foster the generation of a new green economy, strengthen Brazil in the world.” According to him, the challenge is to undo the idea that the development of an environmental agenda has a “only punitive” character.
“Brazil is one of the few countries in the world with a real green economy, and the ministry has made all its efforts so that agribusiness is a hero on this agenda,” said the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supplies. Tereza Christina.
The initiative will have 240 billion reais from Banco dos Brix, Caixa Economica Federal, Banco do Brasil and BNDES to finance sustainability-related projects. “We are going to bring green investment to Brazil,” Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said at the ceremony.
The program will have a single regime, made by Inter-Ministerial Committee on Climate Change and Green Development (CIMV), formerly Inter-Ministerial Committee on Climate Change constituted by ten ministries. The committee will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring the outcomes and monitoring measures that seek to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
“We are a green force and now we are going to take out a green development programme. It is not possible for a country which has the largest reserves of protected natural resources to be regarded as the villain of international pollution.” “When we take the pollution flux, it is 1.7% in Brazil, 15% in Europe, 15% in the United States and 30% in China. How can the country with the least pollution be the most attacked internationally? “
According to the Minister of Economy, the economic reform is “inclusive, as it has taken care of Oxilio Brasil, and sustainable, as it is based on environmentally friendly investments”. Geddes said that “Brazil is already a green power, already practices green governance and protects biodiversity”.
The COP is an annual meeting to monitor and review the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The treaty was signed by 197 countries, called parties, with the aim of reducing the impact of human activities on the climate.
The country hosting the event takes political leadership and coordinates the meetings. With the realization in Glasgow this year, the person responsible for the timing is the United Kingdom. World leaders will reach the Scottish city with their delegation for 12 days of talks. and the decisions taken shall be sovereign and shall apply to all signatory countries.