Brazil’s Dangerous Climate Spiral

Drought is pushing the Latin giant toward more coal, and that means more carbon emissions.

View of cracked earth in an area that used to be underwater in the Jaguari dam, in Vargem, 100km from Sao Paulo. during a drought affecting Sao Paulo state, on August 19, 2014. The Jaguari dam is part of the Sao Paulo's Cantareira system of dams, which supplies 45% of the metropolitan region of Sao Paulo --20 million people-- and is now at historic low.
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