As Brazil’s former president Ignacio Lula da Silva currently leads the polls for the upcoming Brazilian presidential election runoff, many question what another Lula administration would mean for the future of the country’s energy and climate policy. At the same time, after incumbent Jair Bolsonaro exceeded polling expectations in the first round, the energy sector’s future looks even more unpredictable.
In this expert panel, we will explore the outlook for energy and climate policy in Brazil following election results. The discussion will focus on topics like hydroelectricity dependence, management of Petrobras, market liberalization, renewable auctions, fuel pricing policy, climate commitments, and deforestation. For more information and a list of speakers, see the agenda below.
This event is part of series of conversations analyzing what to expect from Brazil after its electoral cycle. On November 7, the Dialogue will host an event breaking down the elections results as well as discussing what lies ahead for Latin America’s largest democracy. More information on this series can be found on the Dialogue’s event page.
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Opening Remarks & Moderator
Program Director, Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries, Inter-American Dialogue (@EnergyCC_IAD)
CEO, Instituto Brasileiro de Petróleo e Gás
Head of Research for Latin America, BloombergNEF
CEO, Enauta (@Decio_Oddone)
Founder and Managing Director, Clean Energy Latin America (CELA)