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Brazilian President Lula indirectly calls out Elon Musk on climate crisis, further fueling tensions

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Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva indirectly criticized Elon Musk on the climate crisis, escalating tensions between the leaders. Lula referred to billionaires attempting to colonize Mars while speaking at an event on reducing deforestation. Lula’s remarks were shared on a social media platform owned by Musk, urging him to preserve the environment. Brazil’s attorney general called for regulation of social media platforms after Musk defied a court order and criticized censorship. The Supreme Court demanded an investigation into Musk’s defiance and hinted at potential charges. Musk retaliated by demanding the resignation or impeachment of a Supreme Court judge. The situation highlights the growing feud between Musk and Brazilian authorities.