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Is the Brazilian National Climate Change Adaptation Plan Addressing Inequality? Climate and Environmental Justice in a Global South Perspective

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Author(s):
Campello Torres, Pedro Henrique [1] ; Leonel, Ana Lia [2] ; de Araujo, Gabriel Pires [3] ; Jacobi, Pedro Roberto [4]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Energy & Environm Inst IEE, Butanta - Brazil
[2] Fed Univ ABC UFABC, Program Planning & Terr Management PGT, LaPlan, Sao Bernardo Do Campo - Brazil
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, IEE, Environm Sci Grad Program PROCAM, Butanta - Brazil
[4] Univ Sao Paulo, IEE, Grad Program Environm Sci PROCAM, Butanta - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE; MAR 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

This article approaches the theme of climate change adaptation in Brazil and the need for interaction between an agenda of rights and justice within the framework of climate change public policies. To verify how climate justice and inequalities are expressed in this part of the Global South, a literature review was performed with selected descriptors referring to climate justice in Latin America. An analysis of the Brazilian National Adaptation Plan (NAP) was also made, taking it as a case study to verify if guidance exists to combat inequalities and climate change impact at once. The literature analysis has shown that studies on climate justice in Latin America are still scarce and present, mainly, a critical theory conception pointing towards capitalism and colonialism as the cause of climate problems, as well as the need for equitable distribution in terms of climate change. With the analysis of the Brazilian NAP, it was observed that the climate justice discourse has not yet been systematically incorporated. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 19/18462-7 - Trajectory and praxis of environmental planning in the paulista macrometropolis and climate change: a case study on the environmental zoning instrument
Grantee:Ana Lia Costa Monteiro Leonel
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 19/05644-0 - Co-creation and urban sustainability transitions in São Paulo Macrometropolis: institutional diagnostics and environmental governance in the global south
Grantee:Pedro Henrique Campello Torres
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Post-doctor
FAPESP's process: 18/02464-8 - Spatialization and data collection at the Macrometropole paulista level and case studies
Grantee:Ana Lia Costa Monteiro Leonel
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Technical Training Program - Technical Training
FAPESP's process: 15/03804-9 - Environmental governance of macrometropolis paulista in face of climate variability
Grantee:Pedro Roberto Jacobi
Support type: Research Program on Global Climate Change - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 18/06685-9 - New means of scientific cooperation for innovation in the Socio-environmental Governance of the Macrometropole Paulista
Grantee:Pedro Henrique Campello Torres
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate