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Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional

Print version ISSN 0034-7329

Rev. bras. polít. int. vol.55 no.spe Brasília  2012

 

Governance of global climate change in the Brazilian Amazon: the case of Amazonian municipalities of Brazil

 

 

This article describes the Brazilian position on forests and climate change from 1997 to 2012. It argues that it has evolved from a veto, which excluded from the climate change regime emissions from the conversion of native forests, to a proposition, as Brazil offered its approach to the international community. It explains the change with domestic developments: governance over deforestation, the emergence of new and relevant actors, and presidential diplomacy.

"Governance of Global Climate Change in the Brazilian Amazon: The case of Amazonian municipalities of Brazil" is Based on the assumption that the governance of climate change implies a multilevel and multiple actor approach, the paper analyzes how Amazonian municipalities have been exerting agency on the process of global climate change governance.

 

 

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Cristina Inoue
Instituto de Relações Internacionais da Universidade de Brasília - iRel-UnB (Institute of International Relations at University of Brasília).
E-mail: cris1999.@gmail.com

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