30 November, 2018 – At risk from heat and drought in a warming world, farmers face double trouble in two or more great farming regions at once.
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.
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.
6 December, 2017 – British companies targeting Brazilian oil deposits stand to benefit from massive tax relief offered by Brazil itself, despite its own recession
14 November, 2017 – Uniquely among major economies, Brazil’s recession has left 13 million workers jobless while its carbon emissions continue to grow.
19 August, 2017 – Misty rain is giving way to fear of flash floods as Brazilian downpours cause chaos in the country’s biggest city.
29 June, 2017 – It’s one thing to harness a river. It’s quite another to build a series of Amazon dams and control the life of the planet’s richest habitat.
27 June, 2017 – A group of physical chokepoints – roads, ports and waterways – could disrupt the flow of world food trade, with drastic consequences.
3 June, 2017 – A serious political crisis over demands for its president to step down is adding to the threats to Brazil’s environment.
20 April, 2017 – Drastic cuts to the environment ministry of Brazil and the approval of anti-environment laws will jeopardise the country’s fulfilment of the Paris Agreement targets.