Tag: South America
“Overall, this heatwave is a startling reminder of how humans are changing Earth’s climate. We will continue to see such unprecedented extremes until we stop burning fossil fuels and emitting greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.”
Voters in Colombia have picked a powerful new duo, Gustavo Petro as president and Francia Márquez as vice president, to take the nation in a new direction, tackling economic and environmental injustice.
In its first major climate report since 2013, the IPCC offers its starkest warning yet: Serious impacts of global warming are now unavoidable.
Despite industry rhetoric, hydropower is high-cost and high-risk. There are better options for a post-pandemic recovery and a renewable energy future.
Jair Bolsonaro’s aggressive deregulation and exploitation of the Amazon’s resources threatens the entire planet.
History shows us that U.S. antipathy towards independent progressive leaders generally results in U.S.-sponsored subversion and military coups.
Due to the some of the fastest deforestation in the world, this once enormous ecosystem may soon be gone outside of protected areas.
Mayor Ledezma of Caracas in Venezuela was recently arrested and is being accused of conspiring to overthrow the Venezuelan government. The Venezuelan President has faced severe economic turmoil and social unrest and he seems to be targeting military and political opponents without proof of evidence.