What were Brazil’s commitments’ at the Paris Agreement?

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When Brazil ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, they made several commitments to mitigate climate change and adapt to its effects. Some of the key commitments include:

1. Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions: Brazil pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 37% below 2005 levels by 2025, with an indicative target of a 43% reduction by 2030.

2. Forest conservation and restoration: As part of their Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), Brazil committed to restore and reforest 12 million hectares of forests by 2030. This includes initiatives such as the Amazon Fund, which aims to promote sustainable land use in the region.

3. Increasing renewable energy use: Brazil committed to increasing the share of renewable energy sources in its energy mix to between 45% and 48% by 2030, including expanding wind, solar, and biomass capacity.

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4. Sustainable agriculture and livestock practices: The country also pledged to improve low-carbon agricultural practices and enhance ecological livestock production systems in order to reduce emissions from the sector.

5. Commitment to adaptation measures: Brazil recognized the importance of integrating climate change adaptation strategies into its national policies and plans, with a focus on vulnerable populations, ecosystems, and economic sectors.

6. Capacity building and technology transfer: Brazil acknowledged the need for cooperation among countries in aspects like research, innovation, financial resources, and technology transfer related to climate change mitigation and adaptation.

These commitments form a comprehensive strategy for Brazil’s contribution to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

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Grammar Question: 1#

In the following sentence, choose the option that best fills in the blank with proper grammar:

Deforestation, which _____ the destruction of large areas of forests for human activities, has led to various negative environmental impacts.

A. refers
B. encompasses
C. climates
D. deplores

Section One: 

Significant progress has been achieved (WHAT TENSE IS THIS)  in reducing deforestation-related emissions in the Amazon rainforest over the past decade, thanks to monitoring programmes, law enforcement, and conservation initiatives. However, recent years have witnessed an increase in deforestation rates again due to weakening environmental policies and lack of enforcement. Continued efforts are needed to protect the valuable Amazonian ecosystem and meet the Paris Agreement goals.

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Grammar Question: 2#

Select the best sentence structure to convey a meaningful message about deforestation.

A. Deforestation, which leads to loss of biodiversity and contributes to climate change, occurs when trees are destroyed for various purposes.
B. Happens, deforestations, tree destroy, lost biodiversity they also climate change causing.
C. Deforestation for purposes various, causes biodiversity lose and the climates changes.
D. For purposes different, deforestation is biodiversity losing and earth heating contributing.

Video Section; Watch the video and answer the five questions below:


          1. How much oxygen does the Amazon produce?
          2. How much of the Amazon is disappearing every minute?
          3. How much carbon does the Amazon store?
          4. How much of the Amazon has already disappeared?
          5. What does the world rely on from the Amazon?
          6. According to the video what effect would it have on the Amazon if we all reduced the amount of meat in our diets have?

Section Four: Conclusion

In conclusion, deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is a pressing global issue with far-reaching consequences. The loss of this vital ecosystem not only deprives countless species of their habitat but also exacerbates climate change and disrupts traditional communities. To ensure the preservation of this invaluable natural resource, it is crucial to implement sustainable management practices, encourage reforestation efforts, and educate people about the importance of these actions. Only through collective action can we protect the Amazon rainforest for future generations and maintain its essential role in our planet’s health.

Now discuss the new vocabulary:

Grammar Question: 3#

Select the sentence that is most grammatically correct.

A. Deforrestation around the globe have causing severe repercussions on ecosystems.
B. Deforestation are a significant cause of habitat loss, impact many species.
C. Due to deforestation, animals’ habitats have been destroyed and biodiversity has decreased.
D. As we causing deforestation, affect our environment and contribute to climate change.#


Write a short descriptive paragraph about the Amazon Rainforest, using at least three different types of conditional sentences (first, second, and third conditionals), and incorporate examples of both passive voice and relative clauses. Focus on highlighting the importance of the rainforest and its potential future outcomes.



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