Bolsonaro slashes Brazil’s environment budget, day after climate talks pledge | Brazil | The Guardian — Ned Hamson’s Second Line View of the News

Barbara Crane Navarro

Speaking on Thursday to thesummit organised by US President Joe Biden, Bolsonaro pledged to double the budget for environmental enforcement and end illegal deforestation by 2030. Less than 24 hours later,Bolsonarosigned off on the 2021 federal budget that included 2bn reais (US$365.30m) for the environment ministry and agencies it oversees, down from 2.6bn initially approved[…]

Bolsonaro slashes Brazil’s environment budget, day after climate talks pledge | Brazil | The Guardian — Ned Hamson’s Second Line View of the News

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