Amazon rainforest

Amazon in Danger of Total Destruction Under Brazil's Right-Wing President Bolsonaro

Amazon in Danger of Total Destruction Under Brazil’s Right-Wing President Bolsonaro

July 12, 2019

If another 20 percent of the Amazon rainforest is destroyed, it could start a vicious cycle of self-destruction, unleashing enormous amounts of CO2 and massively impacting regional and global climate, says Alexander Zaitchik

Brazil's Bolsonaro: 'Exterminator of the Future'

Brazil’s Bolsonaro: ‘Exterminator of the Future’

May 14, 2019

Alexander Zaitchik discusses the environmental policies of Brazilian president’s first four months in office as former Brazilian Ministers of Environment warn about how he is undoing decades of environmental protection

The Empire Files: Chevron vs. the Amazon – Ending Corporate Tyranny

August 30, 2016

After an on-the-ground assessment of Chevron’s pollution, and its war against the plaintiffs, Part III of Chevron vs. the Amazon explores the bigger picture of impunity for transnational corporations, and the history of Ecuador’s fight for sovereignty. Featuring interviews with Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa, Foreign Minister Guillioume Long, and Permanent Representative to the UN Maria…