Senior Researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo. Meteorologist with a PhD in Meteorology from MIT and expertise in tropical meteorology, climate change science, Amazonian studies, Earth system science and modeling. He is a retired researcher from Brazil’s National institute of Space Research (INPE). Involved with Amazonian research for over 35 years. One of the architects of the LBA Experiment.

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Introduction In the last 50 years, the biosphere, upon which humanity depends, has been altered to an unparalleled degree[i]. The current economic model relying on fossil resources and addicted to “growth at all costs” is putting at risk not only life on our planet, but also the world’s economy. The need to react to the […]

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