📊 EV’s Charts of the Week #97
Big tech, food system emissions, cars, solar, obesity++
Hi, I’m Azeem Azhar. I convene Exponential View to help us understand how our societies and political economy will change under the force of rapidly accelerating technologies. Every Wednesday, I do this in Charts of the Week.
CHART OF THE WEEK
The election of Lula as President of Brazil might herald some healing for the rainforests of the Amazon. Although deforestation in the 1990s was more than twice as aggressive as today, Bolsanaro increased the chopping by 75% in his first three years as president. In his previous eight years in office, Lula hacked deforestation rates by more than 72%.
In the rest of this edition…
Big tech’s struggles,
The environmental stressors of obesity,