Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, according to new data from the country’s space research agency.
The National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) said its satellite data showed an 83% increase on the same period in 2018.
It comes weeks after President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of the agency amid rows over its deforestation data.
Smoke from the fires caused a blackout in the city of Sao Paulo on Monday.
I looked for 5 minutes for that climate change thread and one is free to merge this with that if they find it.
This is suppose to be a real bad fire and as said, it is darkening the city of Sao Paulo apparently to near black out conditions. I had some video but I don’t care to post that source here.
They say basically, somewhere in the Amazon is always burning it is so massive. I myself do not know if that is so.
At this point, I am finding limited coverage.
Okay, Sao Paulo has 13 million inhabitants per one source,
Smoke from Burning Amazon Turns São Paulo Afternoon into Midnight
The Amazon fires are human-made.