Jair Bolsonaro will merge Brazil’s environment and agriculture ministries, a senior aide has confirmed, raising fears the ultra-right leader will ramp up conversion of Amazon rainforest into farmland.
After his election victory on Sunday, the president-elect is putting together a cabinet that he says will “make Brazil great”, though many conservationists fear it will put short-term business interests ahead of the world’s biggest terrestrial carbon sink, indigenous communities and rich eco-systems.
In this article, Brazil’s president will likely be eliminating the forests on Amazon and replace them with farmland. This illustrates the tragedy of the commons, people have no awareness to conserve the natural resources, and thus are exploiting them.
In this article, the MSB=MPB so demand curve is equal to MSB and MPB. Marginal social cost is more than marginal private cost as there are negative externalities.