Tag: global climate change

Brazil To Deploy Military To Fight Amazon Fires As 747 Supertanker Arrives In Bolivia

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has said he will deploy elements of the country’s military to help fight an unprecedented spate of fires raging across the country’s portion of the Amazon rainforest, which have the potential to become a major global environmental disaster. The decision comes amid growing international criticism of how the Bolsonaro Administration had been handling the crisis, which is also impacting neighboring countries.