See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

U.S., U.K. and Norway partner with Amazon, others for $1 billion initiative to protect tropical forests, lower emissions

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2021
From The Left

The United States is joining the United Kingdom, Norway and a group of companies including Amazon to launch a $1 billion initiative to protect tropical forests as part of a wider effort to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

The three governmentsunveiled the Lowering Emissions by Accelerating Forest finance coalition on Thursday to focus on reducing emissions from tropical and subtropical forest countries as well as ending deforestation. The announcement comes after President Joe Biden set an ambitious target of reducing emissions roughly in half by 2030 at a virtual...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

More News about Environment from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right