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Going Against Brazil's International Commitments, Federal Senate Creates Program to Stimulate Coal Use


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Going Against Brazil's International Commitments, Federal Senate Creates Program to Stimulate Coal Use

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BRASILIA - Two months after the speedy ratification of the Paris Agreement, last Wednesday (19th) the Brazilian Senate moved exactly on the opposite direction and passed a bill that provides the “modernization of the coal power park”, stimulating the building of new coal-fired power stations from 2023 and assuring a captive market for the remarkably low-quality Brazilian coal.

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