Amazon as a Climate Solution: Challenges and Opportunities for Brazil

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The Amazon rainforest, the world's largest tropical forest, is key to both global and national climate change mitigation efforts. Studies indicate that eliminating deforestation could avoid up to 2.14 gigatons of CO2 emissions in 10 years, generating around US$ 18,2 billions in carbon credits until 2031. Possibilities to tackle the climate crisis also reside on...