Bolsonaro promised not to withdraw Brazil from the Paris agreement

© AP Photo / Leo Sophiacathedral the presidency of Brazil Air Bolsonaro. Archival photoBolsonaro promised not to withdraw Brazil from the Paris agreement© AP Photo / Leo Correa

Right-wing presidential candidate in Brazil Jair Bolsonaro said that the country in case of victory in the second round of elections will not leave Paris climate agreement.

«No, (Brazil) comes out. It remains in the Paris agreement», — quotes the channel Globo statement Bolsonaro.

The Paris agreement adopted by the 195 countries in December 2015 as the target set retention increase in global average temperature well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, and implementing action to limit temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump announced that the US will come out of the Paris agreement, the participants pledged to significantly reduce emissions.

The second round of elections in Brazil will take place on 28 October, and opinion polls show leadership Bolsonaro over his rival, candidate of the workers ‘ Party, Fernando Addatom. Recent polling company Datafolha shows that over Bolsonaro ready to vote 56% of respondents, and for Added – 44%.

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