Analysis: The four sources of greenhouse gas emissions in Brazil

Through deforestation and enteric fermentation of animals, cattle raising heads the list of local global warming villains.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the race to curb the climate emergency, the global debate has focused on replacing dirty energy sources, like coal and oil, with clean ones, like solar and wind.

But while Brazil is the world's sixth largest greenhouse gas emitter and at the same time has a mostly clean energy matrix, it has its own global warming villains.

The lack of knowledge and debate about which are the main sources of Brazilian emissions hinders the search for solutions for the local reality.

After all, in a country that minimizes the use of coal, what is . . .

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