Brazil resumes publishing virus toll, criticizes WHO

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 08:37:58 +0000

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil’s government resumed publishing the country’s total death toll from the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, after facing accusations of trying to hide the magnitude of its raging health crisis. Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s government had stopped publishing the total number of deaths from the new coronavirus Friday, saying it was adopting a […]

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Brazil toll tops 30,000 as Italy reopens borders

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:39:49 +0000

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil surpassed 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as the disease continued to rip through Latin America, while Italy — at one point the hardest-hit country — prepared to reopen its borders in time for the European summer. After chalking up devastating human losses in Europe, the virus has now taken a […]

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USA Is #1 In The World For Renewable Energy Investment Attractiveness

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 06:43:14 +0000

The United States has apparently regained #1 in EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), a biannual report that has been put out since

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Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 04:52:31 +0000

MANAUS, Brazil: As the white van approached Perfect Love Street, one by one chatting neighbors fell silent, covered their mouths and noses and scattered. Men in full body suits carried an empty coffin into the small, blue house where Edgar Silva had spent two feverish days gasping for air before drawing his last breath on […]

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Lithium-Sulfur Batteries To Help Electrify Brazil’s Bus Fleets

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 17 May 2020 16:27:23 +0000

Lithium-sulfur batteries are getting more competitive with cobalt driven lithium-ion batteries. The use of lithium-sulfur chemistries can actually bring down costs

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Norges Bank Takes A Stand Against Companies Damaging The Environment

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 17:13:02 +0000

Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, has made a powerful stance in favor of climate action

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Pandemic politics costing lives in Brazil

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 06:44:45 +0000

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro keeps saying coronavirus fears are overblown. Other officials at the federal, state and local levels insist the danger is all too real. Brazil is torn by a deep political divide over how to respond to the pandemic, and it is taking a heavy human toll. On Saturday, even […]

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