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Lula vs Bolsonaro – Hope for the Brazilian Amazon

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has a 15% lead in the polls ahead of President Jair Bolsonaro ahead of the first round of elections due on October 2nd (Reuters) . If 50% of the vote isn’t secured by either…

Bolsonaro out, Rainforest wins?

Human rights violations? Mass deforestation? Environmental destruction?   Bolsonaro’s presidency has jumped from one crisis to the next and, although current polls in a new election are currently against him, there is no doubt that significant damage has already been…

On the brink

Five environmental tipping points A study published today by climate scientists (including Cool Earth trustee Johan Röckstrom), has found that the current global warming rise of 1.1’C is already within the temperature range of triggering five climate…

Emergency relief for the Pakistan flood disaster

Floods in Pakistan – a third of the country is currently under water due to melting glaciers and torrential monsoons. This is a climate crisis. Whether in oceans, rainforests or our cities, climate change driven by carbon emissions has skewed…

Global Policy Update

There’s a lot going on in the world of government and climate policy right now. Our Deputy Director, Hannah Peck, also our global policy aficionado, shared her pick of recent global policy updates. Here’s our roundup: 1. BRAZIL – In…

Biden signs the US Climate Bill.

A crucial climate bill has been signed by President Biden. Biden’s Climate bill, dubbed the ‘Inflation Reduction Act’, has overcome senate in-fighting, and is now signed into law.

Hotter, faster, stronger – extreme weather hits home

Floods, droughts and heatwaves are increasing in frequency and severity around the globe. When extreme weather patterns become the norm, it also becomes impossible to ignore the link between weather and climate breakdown. For many, this is not the new…

Join the Cool Earth Team

Our team of climate optimists is growing – be part of it.   We’re looking for three rainforest enthusiasts to join the Cool Earth’s Programmes team; a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager, an Interim Programmes Administrator and a…