Ultra free-market president Javier Milei has not so far been able to get cuts to environmental regulations through Congress
Renewable energy schemes make up four-fifths of Kyoto-era projects hoping to keep selling offsets under Article 6, sparking concerns over the credibility of the new market.
The Brazilian government wants to tap forest protection funds to pave a major highway. Western donors say that goes against the fund’s rules.
Donations meant to preserve the Amazon rainforest may be spent paving the road, which critics say will worsen the forest’s destruction
Tricky politics have hampered renewable growth and plans to stop oil and gas exploration have sparked economic fears
Brazil will go back to the climate targets it drew up in 2015 while it works on new and improved ones
Bolivia wants to chop down trees to grow soy, beef and palm oil while Venezuela is unwilling or unable to restrain illegal gold mining
Temperatures in parts of South America are 20C (68F) more than normal, one of the most extreme deviations ever seen
The Belem Declaration echoes growing discontent with a new law prohibiting firms from importing goods linked to deforestation
Eight South American nations agreed on a list of joint actions to protect the Amazon rainforest, but failed to mention a long-awaited target to halt deforestation.
Colombia wants to restrict oil production while the Brazilian government is divided on the issue
When governments gather for the Amazon summit next week, they will talk about how to tackle drug traffickers who destroy forests
The EU wants environmental guarantees in case a future Brazilian government stops trying to protect the Amazon
With all their flaws, carbon offsets are not the solution to deforestation of the Amazon rainforest – leaders should acknowledge that
An upcoming summit on protecting the Amazon has become the focus of a Indigenous and civil society-led campaign to set up an exclusion zone for fossil fuels
Brussels and Buenos Aires agreed to work for a “stable delivery” of gas to Europe while cracking down on methane leaks and building renewables