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Amazon Rainforest ‘Close to Irreversible Tipping Point’
Dom Phillips – The Guardian, 28 Oct 2019

23 Oct 2019 – Soaring deforestation coupled with the destructive policies of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, could push the Amazon rainforest dangerously to an irreversible “tipping point” within two years, a prominent economist has said. Forecast suggests rainforest could stop producing enough rain to sustain itself by 2021.

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