The Country That Makes Breakfast for the World Is Plagued by Fire, Frost and Drought

Bloomberg, Peter Millard, Fabiana Batista e Leslie Patton in 28/09/2021

Brazilian agricultural production was devastated in 2021 by a combination of forest fires and frost stimulated by climate change. The destruction of crops affected food prices on the international market.

According to the meteorologist at the National Center for Monitoring and Alerting of Natural Disasters (CEMAND), Marcelo Seluchi, deforestation in the Amazon forest for the creation of pastures was decisive for the deregulation of rainy seasons. According to him, the country has not had a normal rainy season since 2010.

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