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Brazil: Lula’s government collects defeats and environmental inconsistencies

By Mateus Maia

The third government of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) has adopted the environmental agenda as one of its priorities since the beginning.

For this reason, it mentions the Amazon in almost all international speeches, asking for help from rich countries to preserve the forest.

It has appointed Marina Silva to head the Ministry of the Environment.

With little more than five months in office, however, the Planalto saw the Congress dehydrate the minister's power and is yet to announce tax incentives for the automobile industry in the coming days.

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