Brazil committed this month to end illegal deforestation in eight years, but a government report raises questions about its intent and ability to meet that target. From: New York Times
The figures come after Brazil promised to end the practice by 2030 during the COP climate summit. from: BBC News
The country’s environment minister says the country “can’t promise what we can’t do”. from: BBC News
World leaders have pledged to stop and reverse deforestation. How do their records stack up? from: BBC News
Five things you need to know about COP26 – the United Nations climate change conference – on Tuesday. from: BBC News
Brazil, China and the United States are among the signatories to a declaration that seeks to preserve critical forests that can absorb carbon dioxide and slow the rise in global warming. From: New York Times
In the first major deal from Glasgow’s climate change meeting, leaders promise to stop cutting down trees. from: BBC News
Trees are part of the solution for climate change, but are we felling more than we are planting?