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Strategies to reverse Deforestation

Geoff Riley

23rd August 2017

If tropical deforestation were a country, it would rank 3rd after China & the US as an emissions source. This emphasises the importance of effective policies to reverse deforestation.

This article from Frances Seymour explains how developing / emerging countries can fight climate change via protecting their forests including the REDD programme.

In other news - Pakistan has planted more than a billion trees in the last two years as part of an investment to reverse deforestation.

Related articles on deforestation

Video from the World Economic Forum on Pakistan

Pakistan has planted a billion trees in two years

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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