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Weekly Report - 08 August 2019 (WR-19-31)

BRAZIL: Environmental fears fall on deaf ears

The international furore around President Jair Bolsonaro’s environmentally destructive policies and rhetoric, particularly towards the Brazilian Amazon, is growing. Yet President Bolsonaro seems intent on disregarding warnings on the negative consequences, not only environmental but also economic, of ignoring the reality of climate change and the importance of conserving the Amazon.

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