Susana Muhamad, who will assume the portfolio of Environment starting in August, has already stated in the local press that the process of "decarbonizing the economy" will be gradual. 


And the appointed Minister of Finance, Jos Antonio Ocampo , has assured that, in the face of the world economic crisis, and the fiscal deficit of 22 billion pesos (more than 5 billion dollars) left by the outgoing Government, there are no other alternatives than to continue with oil exploration and extraction