Jair Bolsonaro claims ‘profound love’ for Amazon rainforest as criticism intensifies

President uses TV speech to criticise disinformation about fire crisis, saying it cannot be used as pretext for sanctions Brazils far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has professed to feeling profound love and respect for the Amazon as fires continued to rage in the worlds biggest tropical rainforest and criticism of his environmental policies intensified. In Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning video report Brazil is an example of sustainability, he claimed, as the Amazon state of Acre became the latest tweeted. Our future Trade prospects are very exciting and our relationship is strong, perhaps stronger than ever before, Trump said. Hugs from Brazil! Bolsonaros son Carlos Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

I caught trains across Europe to impress a hot man and to try to save the world | Brigid Delaney

Sure I could get to Rome in an hour, but what about the journey? Last year I met a real hot babe while swimming in a bay off a Greek island. Drying off, we got to talking, then walking along the cliff, before finding somewhere nice to sit down for a drink. It was golden hour, the sun was going down over the sea, and all was right in the world. Then we started arguing about climate change. I told him about my trip so far, and he thought it was DISGUSTING the amount of flying I did. He had arrived in Greece by train and boat. But that would take six weeks from Australia! I protested. Nonetheless, I decided …

China’s Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block

For nearly a century, the Arctic has been a scientific playground for American, Canadian, and European researchers studying everything from magnetic fields to krill populations, as well as documenting rising temperatures and a changing climate. But with China increasingly expressing an interest in all things Arctic, a geopolitical storm is brewing. Traditional boundaries between science, commerce, and the military are melting as fast as the region’s sea ice. On Monday, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo scolded China for using civilian polar research to further its military and commercial goals, including opening up a new “Polar Silk Road” for trade and shipping. “China’s words and actions raise doubts about its intentions,” Pompeo said in Rovaniemi, Finland, where the eight members …