Tag: Drought

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some 70 million hectares - an area twice the size of France - are affected by drought in the area of the Paraná River basin in Argentina and its neighboring countries, whose waters recorded...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  According to a warning from the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil faces an unprecedented water crisis, the worst in 91 years. In late June, the National Electricity System Operator (ONS) published a technical...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina's government has urged citizens to limit water use in a bid to alleviate pressure on the Paraná River, a key grains thoroughfare that is at a 77-year low, a situation which is hampering...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Institutions developing studies on the impacts of climate change have often related this process to the phenomenon announced as Brazil's worst drought in 111 years, with more severe consequences in the Midwest and Southeast...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Minister of Mines and Energy, Bento Albuquerque, denied Monday that the country could be on the verge of power rationing but urged economic sectors and citizens to avoid waste. "Brazil is facing one of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile is drying up. In some areas of the country, climate change and poor management have reduced available water by 37% in recent years. In addition, water, the nourishment of ecosystems, is poorly distributed in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In 2021, Brazil should harvest around 46.7 million 60-kg bags of coffee, estimated on Wednesday the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), which with the harvest of canephora beans underway, reduced the projection for...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – President of Brazil, Michel Temer, announced on Tuesday in the Northeastern city of Maceio, that the federal government would disburse over R$755 million to fifteen Brazilian states to help residents...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The month of July has been another dry month for Rio de Janeiro leading the water reservoirs feeding the city to come close to their 'dead' levels, critical for...

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