The world has the power to make Brazil’s Bolsonaro pay for his destruction of the Amazon

The best weapon against the far-right president is to hurt the Brazilian economy. 

These have been horror-filled days for those who care about life on Earth. The devastating, record fires that the Amazon rainforest has suffered have pushed the forest ever closer to an irreversible tipping point. 

Even among the invariably grim news about the climate crisis, there was something more profound about the devastation we witnessed. We have despaired and panicked, deprived of breath as though the black smoke could find us in our living rooms, choking us as it would...
source: New Statesman

2019-08-23 12:44
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