Blog | A drop of leftwing in a sea of rightwing? The Brazilian elections

As the world eagerly awaits the outcomes of Brazilian elections, which will have strong impacts on the future of the Amazon and global climate efforts, our intern, Benedetta Milani, breaks down the status quo as Brazil determines its political future tomorrow.

"What is important to highlight is that the difference between the two political leaders was only 5%, whereas in the chamber of deputies and in the senate Bolsonaro’s party won the majority of the seats. Therefore, both of the legislative bodies have been shifted towards the right, by making Lula’s performance a modest but nonetheless important left-wing result over a broader right-wing success at the federal level." 

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