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Lise Alves is a São Paulo, Brazil-based journalist who covers global environmental politics and business for us.
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – As concerns about the effects of climate change and sea level rise increase among public officials and policy makers, investors and risk agencies are starting to look into how global warming...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Efforts to reduce the effects of global warming will fall short without significant changes in global land use, agriculture and human diet, states the latest report by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – July 2019 was the hottest July recorded in recent history, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) melting even faster than predicted the ice sheets in Greenland. And the extremely hot...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – The world must take drastic steps by the end of 2020 to avoid increasing natural disasters due to climate change, say environmentalists and climate change observers. “The next eighteen months will see...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – As candidates continued on their quest for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 presidential election, those attending the first primary debate this week established climate change as a major issue to...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – With the impact already created by climate change on national economies, central banks around the world decided to unite and discuss how to account for these risks when forecasting macroeconomic scenarios....
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – With excessive heat warnings sweeping over the United States’ upper Midwest and parts of the Mid-Atlantic over the weekend, and forecasts of another heatwave in many parts of Europe in the...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – To guard against a ‘perfect storm’, Singapore has announced it will spend almost $294 million (USD) to upgrade and maintain its drains as well as investing another $7.35 million into the...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – As the 2020 presidential campaign gets underway President Donald Trump has started to look more closely at what some of his constituents think are the country’s most pressing problems, including some...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - Hurricanes can be catastrophic, both to the economic and social environments of a region. Studies have shown that in the past few years hurricanes have become stronger and deadlier, and have...
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