The future of environmental governance in Brazil is likely headed toward a dark place when voters go to the polls on October 28 in the second round of the presidential election with Social Liberal Party (SLP) candidate Jair Bolsonaro holding an 18 point lead over Workers’ Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad.
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Productor Radio Climática
Argentina’s commitment to the goals set forth by the Paris Agreement and its reputation as a regional climate leader stands to be compromised by the rapid expansion of shale oil and gas development in the nation’s interior.
Last week’s attack on far-right candidate and congressman, Jair Bolsanaro, has plunged Brazil’s upcoming presidential election into chaos and enhanced the prospects of a dangerous candidate who has expressed deplorable views and promotes an anti-environmental agenda.