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Opinion: Europeans, Americans and trading firms band together to impose an environmental plan on Brazil that is above the law

By Marcos Tosi

(Opinion) Amidst dozens of debates, proposals, and meetings, an initiative of 14 multinational trading companies, with the potential for enormous impact on food production in Brazil, almost went unnoticed during the 27th United Nations Climate Conference (COP27), held in the resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

Convened by the governments of the United Kingdom and the United States, the global agricultural commodities trade giants launched at COP27 a joint plan to combat deforestation and land use conversion, targeting the two largest Brazilian biomes: the Amazon and the Cerrado.

Among the 1.5°C Agricultural Sector Roadmap signatories . . .

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