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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 – Some of the world’s largest companies, representing nearly US$17 trillion in the global market have valued the climate risks to their businesses at almost $1 trillion, says a report published by...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has announced last week it will ban single-use plastics by the beginning of 2021. The ban is expected to reduce by three million tons the amount...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Natural disasters linked to climate change can have a serious impact on the economy and pose a real danger to the financial system, said a United States regulator on Wednesday. “Assessing climate-related...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Some of the most well-known glaciers are expected to vanish from the earth if the ‘business-as-usual’ greenhouse gas emissions continue, say scientists from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Greenland is the world's largest island and an autonomous Danish dependent territory, with a population of just 56,000. However, recently researchers are considering it “ground zero” for sea level rising. ...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – A new study released by international researchers and led by the University of Bristol (UK) reveals sobering results. It suggests that if the ice sheets continue to melt, seas could rise...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – New research led by a biologist at the University of Central Florida shows that 75 percent of the Atlantic Coast, from North Carolina to Central Florida, will be extremely vulnerable to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Distressing figures released by the Canadian government at the beginning of April on the rising seas in the Northern Atlantic Ocean, along the Canadian seashore, has led the government of...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Extreme weather instances are being registered all over the globe. Wide-scale flooding in Pakistan and Brazil, landslides in China, drought and wildfires in Russia and heat waves in the U.S. have...
By Lise Alves MIAMI BEACH, MIAMI, FLORIDA – Although scientists and environmentalists say that the rising of sea level will be more widely seen in the Eastern coast of the United States, causing more mayhem and damage on the Atlantic...
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