Amazonas State Policy on Climate Change (law 3.135/2007) Brazil 2007

Name of policy Amazonas State Policy on Climate Change (law 3.135/2007)
Jurisdiction
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Supranational region
Country Brazil
Region South America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • General
      Policy description "The Amazonas State Policy on Climate Change has a set of objectives which aims to create instruments - including economical, financial and fiscal - to promote the actions and programmes foreseen by this law. It aims to provide market incentives for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation (RED) projects, clean energy, CDM and others, including also activities in other areas such as the establishment of the state GHG inventory, incentives to regional sustainable development models, actions on environmental education, creation of economic-ecologic zoning and others. An important point is that the law also provides for the creation of new protected areas, according to State System on Protected Areas."
      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Energy efficiency
      • Renewables
      • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
      • Non-energy5
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2007
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://www.theredddesk.org/countries/brazil/info/law/amazonas_state_policy_on_climate_change_law_31352007, http://www.theredddesk.org/sites/default/files/lei_estadual_de_mudancas_climatica.pdf
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment) National policy strategy
      Status Final

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