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BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro approved a 24% cut to the environment budget for 2021 from last year's level, according to official numbers published on Friday, just one day after he vowed to increase spending to fight deforestation.
(Reuters) -The United States said it aims to halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 in a bid to fight climate change. The new target was announced at the start of a two-day international climate summit hosted by President Joe Biden, which is intended to showcase rising global ambition to slash carbon emissions and stop global warming.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dozens of world leaders are joining CEOs, activists and Pope Francis for a two-day virtual summit that started Thursday on reducing climate change hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden.
BRUSSELS: The European Union’s (EU) new standards for classifying sustainable investment will change the way economies operate, divert cash flows and reverberate across the globe, according to the officials in charge of the new rulebook.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday announced his most ambitious environmental goals yet, saying the country would reach emissions neutrality by 2050 in response to U.S. President Joe Biden's demands for stronger climate action.
JAKARTA: Indonesian farmer Albertus Wawan hopes a new government regulation means the small plot of land where he grows palm oil trees in a forest reserve on Borneo may be recognised as a legal plantation and eligible to access funding.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will on Monday call on American diplomats around the world to challenge nations whose actions set back efforts to address climate change, according to prepared remarks.
Climate change is making it harder to plan for the salt harvest and is delaying the onset of the farming season, in addition to bringing unbearable heatwaves to those working the desert lands.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Over a dozen Democratic senators on Friday urged U.S. President Joe Biden to withhold financial assistance to Brazil unless it demonstrates it is reducing deforestation in the Amazon and cracking down on environmental crimes.
(Reuters) - Google Earth on Thursday added a timelapse feature to the popular platform, providing a glimpse into how climate change, urbanization and deforestation have altered the planet over the last four decades.