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Slow Progress on Curbing Deforestation Expected at Climate Conferencei
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November 29, 2012
At the U.N. climate summit in Doha, environmental activists are urging participating countries to think big about how to control deforestation in the developing world, which accounts for 16 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. VOA’s Brian Padden reports that the United States, Europe and other advanced economies have already agreed to pay developing countries to protect their forests, but progress has been slow.

Slow Progress on Curbing Deforestation Expected at Climate Conference

Published November 28, 2012

At the U.N. climate summit in Doha, environmental activists are urging participating countries to think big about how to control deforestation in the developing world, which accounts for 16 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. VOA’s Brian Padden reports that the United States, Europe and other advanced economies have already agreed to pay developing countries to protect their forests, but progress has been slow.


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