Brazilian Forest Code Under Threat

by Antonio Pasolini on November 30, 2010

Via Seletun

Energy Refuge has contributed an article to Triple Pundit about a proposal to alter Brazil’s legislation that regulates the relationship between farmers and ranchers with the forest coverage on their properties.

The revised text wants to scale back the ‘forest code’, as the legislation is called, and it could mean millions of tons of carbon released into the atmosphere. Several agribusiness sectors have an economic interest in altering the code to suit their businesses, including sugar cane producers who provide the raw material for ethanol.

Read the article about Brazil’s forest code debate.

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