The human cost of Brazil’s energy policy

Daily Climate: Jerky mobile phone footage shows men carrying the inert body of a young man, surrounded by distraught, weeping women. Their wailing is clearly audible, as are the shrieks of a pet monkey which scurries in and out of the crowd. At least 30 large dams are planned for the Amazon region. If they all go ahead, every one of the major rivers feeding the Amazon will be dammed. The body is finally laid at the feet of the young man's mother. She strokes away the hair over a bullet wound in his forehead,......

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