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Why tackling deforestation is so important for slowing climate change

Humanity injects almost 42 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO₂) into the atmosphere every year. Image: Unsplash/Ales Krivec

Tom Pugh
Reader in Biosphere-Atmosphere Exchange, , University of Birmingham
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The world has lost one third of its forests since the last ice age. Image: Our World In Data
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