Brazil’s transport ministry plans to bid for money from the Amazon Fund to pave the world’s “most sustainable highway”
Nineteen countries signed up to an India-led alliance this month to boost production of biofuels, but experts raise sustainability concerns
Known internationally as one of Africa’s climate champions, President Ruto faces a legal challenge over plans to restart commercial forestry
The new fund aims to be the primary tool to implement the Kunming-Montreal deal and deliver $200 billion a year to nature protection initiatives
Bolivia wants to chop down trees to grow soy, beef and palm oil while Venezuela is unwilling or unable to restrain illegal gold mining
The Belem Declaration echoes growing discontent with a new law prohibiting firms from importing goods linked to deforestation
Data from the Indonesian government suggests efforts to restore peatlands, a key part of the country’s climate strategy, do not match government claims.
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.
Public money should stop flowing towards the expansion of animal agriculture, which is responsible for a fifth of the world’s emissions
Campaigners say the $32m loan to dairy firm Alvoar Lacteos could damage forests in Brazil
Shell’s rice farming offset projects are under review. Climate Home found them riddled with accounting loopholes and questionable integrity claims.
Nestlé, Coca Cola and Pepsi are among the buyers from Nanglamal Sugar Complex, which smallholders say gives no help with climate resilience
Women and girls in India’s sugar fields are exposed to sexual harassment, backbreaking work and inadequate healthcare
Millions of people migrate each year to work in India’s sugar fields under extreme heat, harsh conditions and debt bondage
In India more intense droughts and floods are destroying sugarcane crops and plunging millions of farmers and their families into debt
A handful of large companies make big profits by controlling the food trade in Africa, while doing nothing to increase its climate resilience
A dozen countries want to officially debate for the first time in history the possibility to halt deep-sea mining, but have faced opposition from China and the island-nation of Nauru.
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
Experts consulted by Climate Home News suggested the vote will define Ecuador’s economic model for the future.
Brazil’s president, Lula da Silva, met with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping in China and announced new collaborations to control illegal deforestation.
Campaigners have warned the exemption risks setting an incentive for increased logging in Europe’s corner of the Amazon forest.
On his first day in office as Brazil’s president, Lula da Silva signed a package of seven executive orders to protect the environment
Indonesian pulp and paper giants are trying to rehabilitate themselves with the FSC despite continued accusations of deforestation in their supply chains
With Jair Bolsonaro out of power, one obstacle to US funding for Amazon rainforest protection has gone – but Republicans in Congress could still block funding.
Brazil’s new government is already having an impact on deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, an environmental enforcement agent claimed
Brazil’s outgoing president Jair Bolsonaro has presided over four years of destruction of the Amazon rainforest and the Cerrado grasslands
Cop15 biodiversity negotiations in Montreal next month will determine how the world halts and reverses nature loss
Brazil’s president-elect got a hero’s welcome at Cop27, where he met with climate envoys from the US and China
Russia, Indonesia and DRC are among the tree-rich nations not signed up to a Cop27 partnership for delivering forest protection
Lula has vowed to halt deforestation but analysts warn that a right-wing dominated Congress and political inertia will make it challenging
The spectacle of fake snow and an old steel mill’s cooling towers has sparked climate debate among Olympics-watchers
The coronavirus pandemic lays bare the impact of Mexico City’s mounting water crisis on vulnerable households, while gated communities enjoy reliable supplies
The coronavirus lockdown gave a glimpse of what cleaner cities can look like, but as people turn to private cars for safety from infection, pollution could soar
Ethiopia wants $900 million riverside project to be a model of green development – yet one resident says shelters were demolished ‘without warning’
Bhutan’s growing economy brings growing gridlock – and a potential threat to the country’s vaunted carbon-negative status
‘The situation is bad, period’, says spokesman for Harare council, as suburbs go weeks without water and cases of typhoid are reported
Millions of people are experiencing water shortages as Chennai’s reservoirs are running dry and other sources of water are dwindling