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Emissions from deforestation overestimated; 12% rather than 17%

Date : 4th November 2009, Source : Mongabay



Greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation are lower than previously believed, according to a new study published in Nature Geoscience. The findings mean that developing countries may see less money under Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation, a proposed climate change mitigation mechanism.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1103-redd_emissions.html





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