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EU bid to halt imported deforestation 'moot without investment'

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 23, 2019
In a new communication, the European Union announced steps it will take to promote global reforestation efforts and end deforestation related to EU imports of agricultural commodities.
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Figueres to European leaders: Climate action requires protecting forests

By Cecile Schneider

September 20, 2017
Speaking before an audience of EU officials in Brussels, Christiana Figueres addressed the environmental footprint of products consumed by Europeans but produced elsewhere.
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Climate action requires halting Europe’s unseen import: deforestation

By Jean-Philippe Palasi

September 20, 2015
The EU is missing a critical element in its climate plan: tackling emissions it generates outside its borders.
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