Amazon at Risk: 2020 Fire Season

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With the fire season in the Amazon ramping up, early deforestation data are flashing warning signs that this year could be even worse than 2019’s decade-high that sent CO2 emissions spiking. Dry climate conditions and the pandemic compound those concerns. A panel of scientists from Woodwell Climate Research Center and our Brazilian sister organization, IPAM (Amazon Environmental Research Institute), will discuss our latest analyses of the situation, the consequences of Amazon fires for climate both locally and globally, and how science can support efforts to slow forest loss.


July 8, 2020 2:30pm–3:30pm ET
Michael Coe
Michael T. Coe

Tropics Program Director

Ane Alencar

Director of Science, IPAM (Amazon Environmental Research Institute)

Paulo Brando
Paulo Brando

Woodwell Adjunct Scientist; Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine

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