Brazil fails to commit to a landmark new pledge to protect the world’s rainforests in order to curb carbon emissions… Read more Disappointment as Brazil declines to sign up to UN deforestation agreement
Latin American presidents address international leaders at UN summit, calling for united and equal global action to combat climate change… Read more Latin America’s presidents speak out on climate change at UN
Latin America and the Caribbean makes impressive progress in efforts to bring down hunger, according to new FAO report, with… Read more UN State of Food Insecurity report 2014 – Latin America’s progress
Environmental and indigenous rights NGO Amazon Watch launch new campaign calling for oil reserves in the Amazon rainforest to be… Read more Amazon Watch launch ‘Keep the oil in the ground’ campaign as world gears up for major climate change march
Marina Silva’s late entry has lit up Brazil’s presidential election, but can the well-known environmentalist continue to take the fight… Read more Brazil Elections: Can Marina Silva still go for gold?
Many Latin American countries are rightly lauded for their role in pushing for global action against climate change, but should… Read more Are Latin America’s oil-producing countries shirking their responsibilities on climate change?
Paraguay’s government pledges to crack down on illegal deforestation as new map reveals extent of damage being done to Gran… Read more Paraguay pledges to crack down on illegal deforestation
The El Niño climate phenomenon is said to be approaching, with many Latin American countries already experiencing extremes of rainfall… Read more El Niño already making its mark on Latin America
June sees sharp rise in deforestation in Amazon, taking gloss off other recent news on deforestation reduction and study suggesting… Read more Brazil: Surge in Amazon deforestation sets alarm bells ringing
Ecuador has reduced poverty and inequality in recent years, but now it is looking to go one further by emulating… Read more Ecuador hoping to learn from Brazil on social welfare policy