WHO reports record virus cases as Trump mulls in-person G7

By |maj 21st, 2020|Angela Merkel, Brazil, coronavirus, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, G7 summit, Jair Bolsonaro, News, Tedros Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization|

The World Health Organization has reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases, as US President Donald Trump proposed hosting world leaders for the annual G7 summit as a sign of "normalization."

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Paralysis for Latin America with Argentina lockdown, Rio beach closures

By |marec 20th, 2020|Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, coronavirus, Ecuador, Jair Bolsonaro, Latin America, News|

Brazil on Thursday (19 March) announced it was closing land borders and prohibiting entry to people from European and many Pacific Asian countries to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, as Mexico and Peru reported their first virus deaths.

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Europe ‘disappointed’ with COP25’s mediocre outcome

By |december 16th, 2019|article 6, Brazil, carbon markets, China, climate, COP25, European Green Deal, European Union, France, Madrid, marché du carbone, News, Paris Climate Agreement|

Sixteen days of negotiations were not enough to find common ground on international carbon trading rules, one of the main issues of contention at the COP25 climate summit in Madrid. EURACTIV France reports.

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COP25: Major developing countries still reluctant to amend Paris Agreement to ‘foot climate bill’

By |december 11th, 2019|article 6, Brazil, carbon market, China, climate, CO2, COP25, European Union, Frans Timmermans, News, Paris Climate Agreement, Saudi Arabia|

Countries such as Brazil, China and Saudi Arabia, are criticising Article 6 of the Paris Climate Agreement and its carbon offsetting mechanism even though they are currently not footing the "climate bill". A stance which climate advocates fear will wea...

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Forest protection likely to be new priority for EU Parliament

By |september 12th, 2019|agriculture industry, beef, Brazil, European Commission, European Parliament, forest fires, forests, Jair Bolsonaro, News, soya|

Large areas of forest are being cleared worldwide for the agricultural industry. Although the EU requires its contracting partners to protect the environment,  it lacks the means for enforcement. Environmentalists and the European Parliament see an urgent need for action. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Protein discussion likely to be on next European Commission agenda

By |avgust 30th, 2019|agriculture, Brazil, Emmanuel Macron, France, News, Paris Climate Agreement, plant-based protein, soya, vegetable oils|

Fires that consume the Amazon rainforest are often started by farmers who are attempting to meet the growing demand for soybeans. Now, France wants to convince its European partners of the EU's potential role as a leader on the plant protein market. EU...

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U-turn: Bolsonaro open to foreign aid to fight Amazon fires

By |avgust 28th, 2019|Amazon rainforest, Brazil, forest fires, G7, ILUC, Jair Bolsonaro, News|

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro is willing to accept foreign aid for fighting fires devastating the Amazon rainforest, but only if the country controls the funds, his spokesman said Tuesday (27 August).

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Bolsonaro rejects G7 aid to fight Amazon forest fires

By |avgust 27th, 2019|Amazon rainforest, Brazil, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, forest fires, ILUC, Jair Bolsonaro, News|

Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday (26 August) offered $20 million of emergency aid to help battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, a gesture Brazil slammed as colonialist.

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Global appetite for beef, soy fuels Amazon fires

By |avgust 26th, 2019|Amazon, Brazil, deforestation, EU-Mercosur, News, soy|

Two of the industries involved in the infernos consuming the Amazon rainforest and drawing the attention of global powers gathered at the G7 meeting in France are familiar to diners worldwide: soy and beef.

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As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Amazon rainforest, António Guterres, Brazil, Climate Change, Emmanuel Macron, environmental disaster, forest fires, G7 summit, ILUC, Jair Bolsonaro, News, United Nations|

Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday (22 August) admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but told foreign powers not to interfere.

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