While China has reduced forest loss within its borders, it has a role in global deforestation. Photo: Xinhua
While China has reduced forest loss within its borders, it has a role in global deforestation. Photo: Xinhua
COP26

China signs up to combat forest destruction, but critics say it’s not enough

  • China is among more than 100 countries that have committed to halt and reverse deforestation and land degradation by 2030
  • But its supply chains fund production of ‘forest-risk’ commodities like palm oil and beef cattle – and that’s a big part of the problem

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While China has reduced forest loss within its borders, it has a role in global deforestation. Photo: Xinhua
While China has reduced forest loss within its borders, it has a role in global deforestation. Photo: Xinhua
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