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Q&A: How COP26's UN High-Level Champion for Climate Change sees the world's climate progress so far

Dry earth and replanted trees are pictured. The trees are part of a continental effort to create a wall of vegetation alongside the Sahara, to prevent its climate change-induced expansion.

Swathes of Africa are being reforested to help counter climate change. Local farmers are at the forefront of these efforts. Image: REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES

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The world can't reach climate change goals by 2050 without ending deforestation this decade. Image: Race to Zero

Nigel Topping, High-Level Champion for Climate Change, UN

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Transition plans that lack objectives and clear climate change targets to eliminate and reverse deforestation are incomplete. Image: GFANZ

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