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Leonardo Sakamoto – Trabalho escravo alimenta mudança do clima, alerta sociedade civil na COP26

“Trabalho escravo é frequentemente encontrado em setores destruidores do clima. Em muitas partes do mundo, modelos de desenvolvimento baseados no extrativismo e no agronegócio voltados para a exportação estão piorando a vulnerabilidade à escravidão moderna ao monopolizar a terra e recursos naturais, poluindo o solo, o ar e a água, destruindo ecossistemas e causando migração.”O…

Presidentes de bancos públicos defendem incentivo a produtor rural que preservar o meio ambiente

Ao lado do ministro do Meio Ambiente, Joaquim Leite, presidentes de bancos públicos defenderam, na COP26, a criação de incentivos e mecanismos de reconhecimento para o produtor rural que contribui com a preservação florestal. O mais enfático propagador da ideia foi Fausto de Andrade Ribeiro, presidente do Banco do Brasil (BB), instituição que lidera o…

Den katolske kirke

Dante og eskatologiI anledning 700-årsdagen for Dante Alighieris død (1265–1321) arrangeres den 25. og 26. november konferansen «Dante og de store eskatologiske spørsmål» i Roma. Konferansen behandler tre store temaer i den italienske dikterens verk:Gudommelig inspirerte visjoner, kroppens og sjelens oppstandelse samt læren om engler. Konferansen arrangeres bl.a av universitetet «Roma Tre», Det pavelige kulturråd…

Atlantic Council – Shaping the global future together

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Amazon deforestation hits monthly record in Brazil

Issued on: 12/11/2021 – 20:40Modified: 12/11/2021 – 20:38 Brasília (AFP) – Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest hit a new record in October, a Brazilian government agency said Friday, just days after President Jair Bolsonaro announced ambitious environmental goals at the COP26 climate summit. An area more than half the size of the city of Rio…

Wed 3 Nov 2021

At the Cop26 summit, delegates move from promising the earth to how to pay for it all. And in Parliament, cries of ‘shame’ as MPs vote not to suspend former Tory minister Owen Paterson. Broadcast at 7.00pm Duration 55 mins No longer available Expired on All 4 at 7:55pm on 04 Nov.

Singapore Institute of International Affairs

The SIIA is the knowledge partner of the Emerging Stronger Taskforce (EST). The Taskforce was established by the Singapore government in May 2020 to provide recommendations on how Singapore can stay economically resilient and build new sources of dynamism in the post-COVID-19 world. As the EST’s knowledge partner, the SIIA is organising a series of…

China claims Xi Jinping ‘was not offered a chance for video speech at COP26’

Image: Frederic Legrand – COMEO / Shutterstock One big absence from this COP26 is undoubtedly that of China’s President Xi Jinping. Xi Jinping is reportedly not given an option to address the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) through video link. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin has reportedly told reporters at…