The Bolsonaro government’s new coal plans face barriers to funding and worsen the country’s already worn-out image at COP26.
Under Bolsonaro’s leadership deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon continues to increase
Data shows that under Bolsonaro deforestation has risen for it’s 14th consecutive month in the Brazilian Amazon.
Opinion: This man is now the world’s biggest environmental threat
Why Jair Bolsonaro is the world’s biggest environmental threat.
Helped by Bolsonaro, deforestation of Amazon rainforest accelerates
Deforestation in the Amazon accelerates towards a tipping point.
Oil exploration threatens Brazil‘s Abrolhos marine park
Brazil allows the auction of oil fields near marine protected area against advice of its environmental agency.
Analysis: Brazil at a climate crossroads
Are Brazil about to take a huge step backwards on climate change?
Unprecedented flooding in Latin America sees more than 150,000 people evacuated
Flooding in Paraguay’s capital Asuncion. Photo credit: Reuters / Jorge Adorno. By Anders Lorenzen During the Christmas period, parts of Latin America experienced the worst flooding in 50 years. In Paraguay, […]
US and Brazil to work together to increase renewable energy output
Rousseff and Obama. Photo credit: Reuters / Kevin Lamarque. By Anders Lorenzen US President Barack Obama has been busy in the past year. After forging legally binding CO2 regulations at home, on […]
Editorial: Mainstream media failed to highlight Brazil’s environmental issues during the FIFA World Cup
Photo credit: The Volt Report. As the month-long football tournament the FIFA World Cup has now drawn to a close with Germany beating Argentina 1-0 in the final, it’s been a month […]
The carbon cost of the World Cup
Photo credit: Carbon Visuals. Carbon Visuals, an organisation that uses visuals to document the impact of carbon emissions, have produced visuals documenting the carbon footprints of the 2014 World Cup. The […]