Why Brazil’s New President Poses an Unprecedented Threat to the Amazon

https://e360.yale.edu/features/why-brazils-new-president-poses-an-unprecedented-threat-to-the-amazon

Newly elected Jair Bolsonaro, an authoritarian nationalist sometimes called the “tropical Trump,” has staked out an environmental agenda that would open the Amazon to widespread development, putting at risk a region that plays a vital role in stabilizing the global climate.

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Original Title: Why Brazil’s New President Poses an Unprecedented Threat to the Amazon
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