Amidst the turmoil of the presidential impeachment process, members of Brazil’s Congress are set to dismantle environmental protection laws.
As the world continues to reel from extreme weather events, and waking up to the dangerous realities of climate change, the terrifying underbelly of global warming is currently being highlighted by an outbreak of the Zika virus in South America.
Emissions from tropical deforestation could be reduced by 50% in the next five years, according to new research
Two powerful women, the leaders of the largest economies in Europe and Latin America, could add further clout to the transition to a low carbon world.
The Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago has become the 52nd country to announce its climate action plan, quickly followed by the African nation of Benin.
The group of 20 states most vulnerable to climate change highlights risks posed by climate change as well as the recent uptake of low-carbon technology
Both Brazil and Peru have experienced a recent uptick in deforestation in the Amazon rainforest according to two new reports. The new data collected in both countries by satellites troubles environmentalists who fear a return to the heavy deforestation that occurred in previous decades.
The 20th century saw the highest rates of lead pollution in South America in nearly 2,000 years, according to a recent study.