Why Jair Bolsonaro's Presidency Threatens Disaster for the Brazilian Amazon
October 31, 2018

Why Jair Bolsonaro's Presidency Threatens Disaster for the Brazilian Amazon

The extreme right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro was elected Brazil's president on Sunday in a victory that hands him a powerful mandate to enact a series of sweeping changes to the country's political, economic, social, and environmental order. His victory represents a profound setback for human rights and ecological preservation in the world's fourth largest democracy, with implications for the entire planet, particularly global climate stability.

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