Institute of Amazonian Studies v. Brazil
Jurisdiction: Federal District Court of Curitiba
Principle law(s): Law 12.187/2009, establishing the National Policy on Climate Change (NPCC), regulated by Decree 7.390/2010,Plan to Control Illegal Deforestation and Recovery of Native Vegetation (PPCDAm and PPCerrado)
Side A: Instituto de Estudos Amazônicos - IEA (Ngo)
Side B: Brazil (Government)
Related laws and policies
Law 12.187/2009, establishing the National Policy on Climate Change (NPCC), regulated by Decree 7.390/2010
This law creates the NPCC with the following key areas of concern: combining climate protection with socio-economic development; reducing anthropogenic GHG emissions from all its sources and strengthening GHG sinks; adaptation; preservation, conservation and recuperation of national biomes; land ...
PPCDAm aims to continuously and consistently reduce deforestation and create the conditions to establish a sustainable development model in the Legal Amazon.PPCerrado develops similar objectives for the Cerrado climate.