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Global Institutional Investors, Including Insurers, Urge Brazil to Control Deforestation

A group of 29 global investment firms that manage $3.7 trillion are demanding meetings with Brazilian diplomats around the world to call on right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro’s government to stop soaring deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. The investors, led by …

Mexico Climate Change Deal to be Debated in Bangkok

The following is a synopsis of the subjects for a debate on climate change and the proposals made at the Cancun summit last December. LONG-TERM ACTION ON EMISSIONS The accord “recognizes that deep cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions are …