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Ireland threatens to block Mercosur trade deal unless Brazil protects Amazon

Leo Varadkar said Ireland could vote against the free trade deal between South American countries and the EU over deforestation and wildfires concerns The post Ireland threatens to block Mercosur trade deal unless Brazil protects…

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Record 72,000 forest fires detected in Brazil this year

Brazil’s space research center INPE reported 9,507 new forest fires across the country, mostly in the Amazon basin, since last Thursday The post Record 72,000 forest fires detected in Brazil this year appeared first on…

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China invites the US back to the table at Chile climate talks

Ahead of the UN climate talks in December, China pledges to support host Chile and insists on common ground with the US The post China invites the US back to the table at Chile climate…

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Climate Weekly: Basic goes back to basics

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events The post Climate Weekly: Basic goes back to basics appeared first on Climate Home…

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Indigenous leaders call for Arctic cooperation against wildfires

As high temperatures and dry thunderstorms turn the Arctic Circle into a tinderbox, the Arctic Council has been urged to step up firefighting capacity The post Indigenous leaders call for Arctic cooperation against wildfires appeared…

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China and allies challenge UN chief’s climate vision

‘Basic’ environment ministers stress the responsibility of rich countries, in draft declaration that ignores António Guterres’ call for more ambitious national plans The post China and allies challenge UN chief’s climate vision appeared first on…

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UN chief’s climate asks fall flat in emerging economies

As Brics environment ministers meet in Brazil, experts see little appetite for meeting António Guterres’ benchmark of climate ambition The post UN chief’s climate asks fall flat in emerging economies appeared first on Climate Home…

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Offshoot of Extinction Rebellion calls for vegan revolution

Drawing on the latest UN climate science report, UK activists under the banner Animal Rebellion plan civil disobedience to promote plant-based farming and diets The post Offshoot of Extinction Rebellion calls for vegan revolution appeared…

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Meat and potatoes: international media majors on diet in IPCC coverage

Reporting on latest science around climate change and land use focused on rich nations’ eating habits, but did it miss the bigger picture? The post Meat and potatoes: international media majors on diet in IPCC…

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Australia seeks to water down climate declaration at Pacific summit

An annotated draft Pacific Islands Forum statement shows the Morrison administration trying to quash references to 1.5C, carbon neutrality and coal development The post Australia seeks to water down climate declaration at Pacific summit appeared…

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How we manage land is critical to climate justice

The latest science shows the impacts of global warming – and solutions to it – risk worsening inequality if not coupled with support to the world’s poor The post How we manage land is critical…

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Bolsonaro shrugs off German aid cuts, as deforestation surges

Brazil “doesn’t need” €35 million of international funds earmarked to protect the Amazon rainforest, the president insists The post Bolsonaro shrugs off German aid cuts, as deforestation surges appeared first on Climate Home News.

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