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Protecting critical resources like forests crucial to slowing climate change: United Nations

A United Nations climate panel said in a report on Thursday that divesting from fossil fuels alone won't be enough to limit warming from climate change, adding that issues including deforestation and agriculture must be addressed to drive down greenhouse gas emissions. Land-surface temperatures have increased nearly twice as much as global average temperatures, the report said, as human activities on land have released more than 20% of global emissions. Protecting forests that absorb carbon and reforming agricultural practices could play a large role, according to the report.  Read more....



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