UK to push plan to ‘halt and reverse global deforestation by 2030’ at Cop26

UK to push plan to ‘halt and reverse global deforestation by 2030’ at Cop26

Government will call for producers and consumers of commodities such as soya and cocoa to commit to stopping land clearances

The UK government is pushing for an ambitious agreement among world leaders at Cop26 to halt and reverse forest loss and degradation, the Guardian can reveal.

Big producers and consumers of deforestation-linked commodities such as soya, cocoa, coffee and palm oil have been asked to commit to halting land clearances, the second largest source of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. A coalition of world leaders is expected to announce the initiative on the second day of the climate summit in Glasgow alongside new funding to protect forests.

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