Big brands breaking pledge to not destroy forests: report

June 13, 2019 - General

A rainforest area the size of Spain will be destroyed by firms growing consumer staples like palm oil in the decade to 2020, industry’s self-imposed deadline to end deforestation, Greenpeace said Tuesday.

Cutting rainforests down provides a double threat to the environment: it removes a vital sink for planet-warming
gases in our atmosphere and produces more carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide used and expelled

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