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Are we too reliant on the Amazon rainforest?

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The Amazon Rainforest is a huge carbon sink – which means it absorbs more carbon dioxide than it emits. But it’s being destroyed at ever increasing rates. So are we too reliant on the Amazon and is it at a tipping point?

We hear from our guests Dr Xi Hu from the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute, and environmental consultant Richard Black.

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