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Carlos Nobre, Brazil’s leading expert on the Amazon and climate change, discusses the Amazon forest fires and the impact of both local and global politics in the fight to save our planet.
About the speaker:
Carlos Nobre chairs the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) Scientific Committee, is the director of the Center for Earth System Science and Senior Scientist at the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) of Brazil, is executive secretary of the Brazilian Research Network on Global Climate Change (Rede CLIMA), and is scientific director of the National Institute for Climate Change Research. His research interests include tropical meteorology, climate modeling, global environmental change, and biosphere-atmosphere interactions in Amazonia. He received a PhD in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Co-sponsors: MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Brazil Program
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