The good news out of Brazil last week was that the Amazon wildfires may not be as unprecedented or damaging as reported. The bad news was that the misreporting of those fires may have fuelled the climate scepticism and populist nationalism fostered by Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro.
The wildfires story spread on a heady combination of old-media alarmism, new-media anxiety and liberal loathing for a hard-right, populist president.
“Amazon rainforest burning at record...
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