12 December, 2018 − The man who will become Brazil’s president next month is cold-shouldering moves to tame the pace of climate change, leaving the Amazon in peril.
16 November, 2018 − If their new leader, Jair Bolsonaro, acts as many Brazilians expect him to, the Amazon forest is likely to suffer serious damage.
14 August, 2018 – Most of the foreign money funding ocean plunder and the felling of the Amazon forest comes through tax havens, researchers say.
9 August, 2018 – They’re microscopic, but soil microbes play a massive role in the climate machinery. New research suggests they may be warming the world more than ever.
3 July, 2018 – A smartphone app devised by a British campaign group has brought to justice illegal goldminers in Peru, and is also being tested in African forests.
8 May, 2018 – A more variable climate spells another injustice in a warming world, with the poorest people likely yet again to feel the heat most intensely.
19 March, 2018 – Three new studies highlight the value of the world’s unregarded forests – and the dangers they face as the climate changes.
27 December, 2017 – Here’s a paradox: in one of the world’s sunniest countries, the Brazilian government remains lukewarm about its solar power potential, despite its plummeting costs.
24 December, 2017 – It’s not just the extreme temperature a heatwave brings that’s the problem, but the humidity from its burden of water vapour.
6 December, 2017 – British companies targeting Brazilian oil deposits stand to benefit from massive tax relief offered by Brazil itself, despite its own recession
25 November, 2017 – The Earth has entered a new planetary epoch. And another 25 million kilometres of road in a few decades will mean a human-dominated planet.