Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Brazilian Law

Wedy, Gabriel

This article describes Brazil's 2009 National Policy for Climate Change (NPCC) and explores how the principle of sustainable development provided for in the Brazilian Federal Constitution can be used to correct omissions and imperfections in the NPCC's application when NPCC provisions come before the Judiciary branch, the Executive branch and regulatory agencies.

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Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
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March 10, 2016