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OECD Urges Brazil to Add Resource Managers, Green Taxes

Brazil's sharp reduction of deforestation in the Amazon has cut its carbon footprint 40 percent since 2000, but the country must do more to reach a sustainable environment, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Wednesday. The South American country should increase the use of green taxes to curb rising levels of carbon dioxide emissions in its rapidly growing cities, the OECD recommended in an environmental performance review of Brasil. It must also deploy...

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