Accused of being complicit in not only deforestation but also human right abuses in plantations, the European Union, of which France is a member, is keen to combat unsustainable imports, known as a key driver to deforestation.
Enrica Porcari –
In an age of receding multilateralism, the private sector and tech community must help ensure the 2030 Development Agenda stays on track, says the World Food Programme's Enrica Porcari.
Anthony Pereira –
There are good reasons for concern about Brazil's new president, but Anthony Pereira writes about what factors can constrain the administration's ability to wreak environmental damage.
Seventy years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we face one of the biggest challenges and injustices of all times. How can climate change solutions help tackle poverty and ensure rights for the most vulnerable communities?
The South American country wants to expand the role of natural gas in the economy in "supporting transitions towards lower-emission energy systems"—but has ignored the environmental impacts of fracking.
Vaidehi Shah –
Brazil and the Philippines are the most dangerous countries for activists fighting mining, agribusiness and hydroelectric companies for their rights to land, forests, and rivers, a new report by Global Witness found.