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US, Brazil's Climate-Change Plan: More Renewables, Less Deforestation

The United States and Brazil, the world’s second and seventh-largest economies, are pledging to work together to fight climate change. President Barack Obama welcomed Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff to the White House for talks Tuesday, where they discussed new initiatives to reduce carbon emissions ahead of the United Nations-sponsored conference in Paris later this year. In a joint statement, the U.S. and Brazil announced they each intend to increase the share of renewables –...

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