The Climate Observatory, which brings together the main NGOs and environmental institutes in Brazil, accuses the government of having concealed data before COP 26 proving that the destruction of the Amazon is intensifying.
The leaders promise the end of deforestation by 2030. The stake is crucial in the fight against global warming. With their capacity to sequester carbon, forests are indeed essential in the fight against greenhouse gas emissions. However, deforestation continues. The two lungs of the planet, the Amazon rainforest and the Congo Basin, have thus seen their surface diminish for decades.
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