Executive. More than 80% of the power base to be derived from renewable sources by 2030. Encourages industrial users to increase their average consumption of ethanol by 11% in the next 10 years; brings forward the 5% biodiesel blending requirement from 2013 to 2010; and supports the creation of an international biofuels market. reduce deforestation by 40% in the 2006–2009 period in relation to the Amazon Fund’s 10-year reference period (1996–2005). This is followed by an additional 30% reduction in the 2010–2013 and 2014–2017 periods in relation to the previous 4-year period.
Prescribed in the law decree nº 6.263, of November 21st 2007 and launched in December 2008, the National Plan on Climate Change has the objective of identifying, planning and coordinating actions and measures for GHG mitigation and to implement actions for adaptation to climate change. The document involves actions in a diverse range of sectors, and specifically for the forest sector it aims to achieve the sustained reduction of deforestation in the Amazon, with the target to reduce deforestation by 80% by 2020, using the average historical rates as a reference. In addition to the deforestation targets, the plan will give incentives to double the area of planted forests in Brazil, aiming at the economical and environmental recovery of these forests. The sectors included in the plan are: (i) energy, (ii) forests, other biomes and agriculture, (iii) other sectors: industries, waste, transport and health.