Latin America


Ecuador – COP21 Profile

admin | December 7th, 2015

Ecuador is a biodiversity hotspot, with some 25,000 species of plants and 1,600 bird species – more than double the number found in Europe. It has the most biodiversity per

Brazil – COP21 Profile

admin | December 2nd, 2015

Brazil is the seventh-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. Emissions from the country’s energy sector continue to grow, and have increased by 44% in the past decade. Brazil

Ocean Acidity: The Case for Ocean Health Action Lines

Malcolm J | April 20th, 2015

Climate change has a pernicious cousin that we often overlook: ocean acidification.

ADP Potter

Evan Weber | February 11th, 2015

At the end of COP20, Verb writers experiment with Harry Potter and international climate politics, on Twitter.

The Lima Call: The Battle is Won but the War is Yet to Come

Hamish M | December 17th, 2014

The Verb’s analysis and editorial on what happened and came out of COP20.

Fossil of the Day: Australia Wins Big For Being the Worse

Yi Ying Teh | December 13th, 2014

Australia writes itself into history as this year’s least helpful country at the UN climate change negotiations.

Land Ahoy

Malcolm J | December 13th, 2014

What direction will COP20 set sail for?

Ghosts of the Past Haunt Lima

Hamish M | December 13th, 2014

The negotiations in Lima have moved into overtime with a draft text only being released at 2am last night.

China-US Agreement: White Knight or White Noise?

admin | December 12th, 2014

China and the US recently signed a bilateral emissions reductions treaty. The agreement was widely lauded as a game-changer, but will it really prompt a new wave of global action?