Over 100 world leaders gathered at Glasgow's COP26 Climate Summit have agreed Tuesday to do their utmost to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by the year 2030.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday appeared before the Glasgow Climate Change COP26 Summit with the same proposal he made days earlier in Rome during the G20 Summit.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro insisted his country was a part of the solution and not of the problem of climate change. Bolsonaro's remarks came after the participation of Environment Minister Joaquim Leite in a side event at the UN COP 26 Climate Change Summit in Glasgow, which the Brazilian head of state chose not to attend and stay in Italy instead.
Around 3,000 foreign tourists arrived in Uruguay before sunset Monday after borders were fully reopened to vaccinated travellers following nearly two years of closure to fight COVID-19.
Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said in the streets of Glasgow that “Leadership is out here, not inside COP26.”
Beef, meat by-products and wood have boosted Uruguayan exports, which were reported to have grown 17.2% overall in October, it was announced Monday in Montevideo. Meat sales once again reached record figures.
The Argentine Government has reached an understanding with a leading Australian firm to move forward with local production of clean energy. President Alberto Fernández made the announcement Monday from Glasgow, where he is attending the UN COP26 Climate Summit.
Brazil's Labour Minister Onyx Lorenzoni has signed a resolution banning the dismissal of workers because they are not vaccinated against COVID-19. The ministerial document also labels such a requirement on the part of employers as “discriminatory.”
Peru's Antamina copper mine had to halt operations Sunday due to a strike by a rural community that decided to block one of the roads through which output is carried.
By Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director – In 1785, Robert Burns reflected on how humanity has come to dominate our planet: “I’m truly sorry man’s dominion, has broken nature’s social union,” he wrote. The Scottish poet’s words still ring true two centuries later.