A Climate Bomb in the Amazon


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The Brazilian Amazon is burning, threatening the world’s largest repository of biodiversity. If the fires are not controlled soon, they could release a “climate bomb” of stored carbon that would accelerate climate change.

Featured Guests:

Monica de Bolle (Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Stewart M. Patrick (James H. Binger Senior Fellow in Global Governance and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations)

Thomas Lovejoy (President, Amazon Biodiversity Center)

For an episode transcript and show notes, visit us at cfr.org/podcasts/climate-bomb-amazon

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