Drought across much of the country’s landmass is affecting economic activity and the upcoming presidential election.
A mining dispute has tapped into greater frustration over corruption and environmental policy.
Lula’s climate diplomacy now faces a viability test.
A response from AQ readers
Synthetic vanilla dominates the market—but in Mexico, in the vanilla orchid’s native range, this tasty cash crop is enjoying a resurgence.
Part of a generation gaining institutional strength, the Jamaican human rights lawyer wants to topple extractivism on behalf of the marginalized.
The general was an early advocate for Indigenous people—but reality has fallen brutally short of his ideals.
Fulfilling the country’s commitments to reduce emissions will be a critical task for the next administration.
The prime minister of Barbados’ ambitious plans to finance the fight against the climate crisis have the world listening.
New reports highlight the scope of the crisis, but the international community has yet to respond.
Gender-diverse corporate boards are a low-cost solution to bring the region to global standards.
Brazil’s rainforest is suffering from record deforestation and poverty—but in crisis, there’s opportunity.
Fighting the impacts of climate change and benefiting from decarbonization requires ambitious regional action.
The 1998 hurricane ended a decade of promise, highlighting the need to better prepare for the next climate-related disaster.