AMAZALERT examined how global and regional climate and land-use changes will impact Amazonian forests, agriculture, waters, and people; and how these impacts feed back onto climate. 

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“The AMAZALERT project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 282664, and was co-funded by many national agencies an institutes.”

New study from the Brazilian Institute of Space Research quantifies the role of deforestation and forest degradation in the CO2 emissions until 2050

Brazilian Institute of Space Research (INPE) presents updated scenarios of land use and greenhouse gas emissions for the Brazilian Amazon region, combining quantitative and qualitative elements in a study that has just been published by CCST (Earth System Science Center) researchers. Here the on-line version of the article.

The study helps to clarify the potential and limitations of the targets proposed by Brazil for the iNDC (Intended Nationally Determined Contribution), subsidizing the discussions to the COP 21 in Paris.

Read more in this pdf file.

INPE, Monday 9 November 2015