“The Amazon region is burning!” The largest rainforest in the world, vital in the fight against global warming, home to one million indigenous people and millions of plants and animals This year it has seen “a record number of fires” (Inpe) THREAD⬇️
13/ Salles is now the subject of an impeachment petition. He was loudly booed when he appeared in public yesterday. But even with him gone, Bolsonaro remains captive to, & supportive of, the destruction of the Amazon which endangers the world
And of course he lies about their origins and ignores the encouragement his government gave. It turns out that fascism is dangerous to the very air we breathe. Amazon fires: Bolsonaro says Brazil cannot fight them
Brazil environment minister heckled over Amazon fires
Brazil environment minister heckled over Amazon fires