Happy Monday! Farmers or the Brazilian energy consumers: who does Bolsonaro side with in water dilemma? Covid hearings: the evidence so far.
Energy crisis creates agribusiness problem for Bolsonaro
Following a particularly dry 2020-2021 summer, Brazil’s reservoirs are approaching their lowest levels on record and the country faces an imminent energy crisis. A response could come from a piece of legislation giving the government more power over reservoirs — to the detriment of environmental agencies.
- However, the Bolsonaro administration is facing a new challenge: members of the House’s rural caucus are disgruntled by what they see as the government’s...