Brazil minister calls for environmental deregulation while public distracted by COVID

Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles called on the government to push through further deregulation of environmental policy while people are distracted by the coronavirus pandemic, in a video the Supreme Court ordered released on Friday. Reuters: Environment BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

Trump administration eases environmental enforcement during outbreak

The Trump administration has decided to ease enforcement of environmental regulations covering polluting industries to help them cope with impacts from the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday. Reuters: Environment BEST DEAL UPDATE: That extra fluffy … Read more…

China to modify environmental supervision of firms to boost post-coronavirus recovery

China will modify the environmental supervision of companies to help the resumption of production disrupted by the coronavirus epidemic, giving firms more time to rectify environmental problems, but stressed it was not relaxing standards. Reuters: Environment BEST DEAL UPDATE: That … Read more…

Over 40 environmental activists—many of them young people—were arrested at the Capital yesterday

Over 40 environmental activists—many of them young people—were arrested at the Capital yesterday As the impending dangers of climate change continue to become apparent, the federal government has continued to resist implementing changes to stop it. But certain progressive members … Read more…