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The Win-Win of Forest Protection: Enhancing Lives While Slowing Climate Change

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The FINANCIAL -- The 21st century has seen a surge in governments’ strategic protection of forests, for good reason. Forest protection enhances people’s lives while slowing climate change by enabling trees, soil and grasslands to perform their natural functions of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. These nature-based solutions – noted in 137 of 165 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement – provide up to 37% of the emission reductions needed by 2030 to keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius over pre-Industrial levels, World Bank notes.…

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The Win-Win of Forest Protection: Enhancing Lives While Slowing Climate Change

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- The 21st century has seen a surge in governments’ strategic protection of forests, for good reason. Forest protection enhances people’s lives while slowing climate change by enabling trees, soil and grasslands to perform their natural functions of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. These nature-based solutions – noted in 137 of 165…