Greenpeace Policy on Saving Forests to Protect the Climate

Publication - March 1, 2009
Protecting ancient forests is crucial to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, preserve global biodiversity, and protect the livelihoods of millions of forest peoples. Tropical forest destruction is responsible for approximately one fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions, more emissions than from the world's entire transport sector. If we are going to prevent dangerous climate change, we must have a global effort to end the destruction of forests as well as a revolution in the way we produce and use energy.

Greenpeace Policy on Saving Forests to Protect the Climate

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