Struck by Amazon Fires, Brazilians say They Want Greater Environmental Protection

The study on climate change views, organized by Brazil’s Institute of Technology and Society and the U.S.-based Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, found younger Brazilians in particular see global warming as a major threat to their lives now, as well as in the future.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than three-quarters of Brazilians think Amazon rainforest fires have hurt the country’s image - and that environmental protection should become a priority for the country, even at an economic cost, a new survey has found.

The study on climate change views, organized by Brazil’s Institute of Technology and Society and the U.S.-based Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, found younger Brazilians in particular see global warming as a major threat to their lives now, as well as in the future.

But such views are so far having little . . .

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