Read it and weep: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/19/amazon-deforestation-satellite-data-brazil
How could this be? Brazil's a charter member, the B in BRIC, perhaps the Bric-iest of the BRICs and everyone knows BRICs are the last best hope of humanity. You mean to say that Lula and Dilma and all the rest are just.......capitalists? Without any sense of love for mother earth like that aspiring Bric-ette Evo Morales?
I'm shocked. I'm appalled. I'm heartbroken.
I may never attend another Left Forum. Nor the World Social Forum.
Wait 'til Al Gore finds out.