Brazil to reject $20m of G7 aid for Amazon rainforest fires

French President Emmanuel Macron said the funds would be made available immediately to tackle the blazes

UK aid ‘must be nature positive and steer clear of fossil fuels’

The People and Nature campaign, a major cross-party campaign backed by 28 MPs, has launched in Parliament today

Climate
UK ‘must shift focus of aid strategy towards climate change’

A new report from the International Development Committee suggests climate change needs to be tackled to solve issues such as poverty, conflict, disease and starvation

Africa
African energy gets £30 million UK aid boost

The finance aims to give people and companies across Africa improved access to affordable, clean electricity

EU approves Greece and Bulgaria interconnector

They will build the device with public funds