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Booming Palm Oil Demand Fueling Climate Crisis

Date : 8th November 2007, Source : ENN



SINGAPORE - Indonesia's peatland forests are a ticking "climate bomb" and Kit Kats, Pringles and other palm oil-based products are lighting the fuse, global conservation group Greenpeace said on Thursday. Clearing forests that grow on the country's thick carbon-storing peatland releases more than a billion tonnes of greenhouse gases a year, the group said at the unveiling of its "Cooking the Climate" report in Singapore.

http://www.enn.com/climate/article/24330





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