The paper we published in Nature Climate Change in 2018 took us to a new level of scientific exposure, increasing our responsibility to continually improve our work, but at the same time improved our confidence in continuing to carry out more ambitious and relevant research into the future.
About Roberto Schaeffer
Integrated Assessment Modelling, Low-carbon mitigation pathways
“In exchange for political support, the Brazilian government is signaling landholders to increase deforestation, putting the country’s contribution to the Paris Agreement at risk. The President of Brazil has signed provisionary acts and decrees lowering environmental licensing requirements, suspending the ratification of indigenous lands, reducing the size of protected areas and facilitating land grabbers to obtain the deeds of illegally deforested areas2. This could undermine the success of Brazil’s CO2 emission reductions through control of deforestation in the previous decade…”