Saturday, March 2, 2024

Brazil

Lula squeaks out a victory in Brazilian runoff

Lula championed himself as a defender of freedom and framed the election as a choice between “democracy and fascism'.

Growing agricultural productivity in Brazil: Efficiency, innovation and sustainability

50 years ago, my country relied on food imports to feed itself. Today we feed 10% of the world’s population. Let me tell you about...

Amazonian Brexit boost could spell climate disaster

Green campaigners fear the UK’s commitment to deforestation could be sacrificed on the altar of trade as the government woos one of the world’s...

IEA: Renewable power capacity added in 2020 rises by 45% to 280 GW

The International Energy Agency said on May 11 renewable sources of electricity such as wind and solar grew at their fastest rate in two...

Enegix Energy to build world’s largest green hydrogen plant in Brazil

Australia’s Enegix Energy has announced the world’s largest green hydrogen plant to be built in Ceará, Brazil, after signing a MoU with the state...

Brazil gives green light for use of AstraZeneca, Sinovac COVID vaccines

Brazil's Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) has given the green light to the AstraZeneca/Oxford University and Chinese-made Sinovac Coronavirus vaccines, paving the way for the...

IEA to develop roadmap to net-zero emissions by 2050

The International Energy Agency on January 11 announced that it will produce the world’s first comprehensive roadmap for the energy sector to reach net-zero...

Brazil confirms first indigenous Covid-19 case in the Amazon

A 19-year-old indigenous woman from the Kokama tribe is Brazil's first confirmed indigenous Covid-19 case in the Amazon. The news were announced by the Health...

Brazil reports first case of Coronavirus in South America

The Brazilian Ministry of Health confirmed the country’s first case of COVID-19 (popularly known as coronavirus) during a press conference on Wednesday, February 26. The...

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