Sweden has obligations and climate goals in line with its duties as an EU member state. National policies on climate issues relate to these and other objectives set out by Parliament. A major question for the Swedish energy system remains over the future of its extensive nuclear power programme and how a gradual phase-out of nuclear power would affect the ambitious national goals on carbon dioxide emissions.
The Brazilian government has intensified its monitoring of the issues surrounding climate change and increased the number of debates surrounding these issues. Not only has the government introduced a voluntary commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, companies have also promoted social and environmental action by encouraging social responsibility and introducing voluntary commitments and environmental best practices.