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Brazil’s NDC includes an economy wide 2025 target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 37% below 2005 levels, and a further indicative 2030 target to reduce emissions by 43% below 2005. Neither of these targets are contingent on any additional international support. The focus of Brazil’s...
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    By 2025, 37% reduction of economy wide GHG emissions below 2005 levels.

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    An indicative 2030 target of a 43% reduction of economy wide GHG emissions below 2005 levels.

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    The Brazilian government has announced that by 2020, it will restore 5 million hectares of degraded pasture land.

    Pledges under the Bonn Challenge

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    The Brazilian government has announced that by 2030, it will implement 5 million hectares of integrated crop, livestock and forest management.

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    By 2030, reduce illegal deforestation to zero.

    National Plan on Climate Change (executive summary)

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    The Brazilian government has announced that by 2030, it will restore 12 million hectares of deforested and degraded forest land.

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    Brazil continues to be an active participant to implement mitigation actions under REDD+.

    The National REDD+ Strategy

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    By 2030, increase share of sustainable biofuels to 18%.

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    Between 2015-2024, expand estimated total investments for transmission capacity by USD$40 billion.

    Ten-Year Energy Expansion Plan 2024

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    By 2030, achieve 45% renewable energy including expanding non-hydro renewable energy sources between 28-33%.

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    By 2024, expand hydro generation to 117GW which equates to 56.7% of total installed power capacity.

    Ten-Year Energy Expansion Plan 2024

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    By 2024, increase the share of renewables to 27% from 16% in 2015, including the following:

    • expand wind power capacity to 24GW which is equivalent to 11.6% of total installed power capacity.
    • expand solar power capacity to 7GW which is equivalent to 3.3% of total installed power capacity.
    Ten-Year Energy Expansion Plan 2024

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    Implementation of Renewable Energy Auctions which provides for new renewable capacity to be constructed

    (Decree 5163 of 2004 and Decree 6048 of 2007)

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    By 2030, achieve 10% reduction in electricity consumption.

    National Policy on Energy Efficiency

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    A 2020 aim for a 5% reduction of emissions and energy use in the industrial sector.

    Low-carbon Emission Economy in the Manufacturing Industry Plan

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    Preferential financing is given for renewable energy projects which meet local content requirements by the Brazilian National Development Bank.

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    The Energy Development Fund was established in 2002 to finance renewable energy among others and promote renewable energy.

    Law 10438 of 2002

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    The Brazilian National Development Bank has established the Amazon Fund, which raises funds to finance projects which address deforestation, as well as generate emission reductions.

    Amazon Fund

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