FactCheck: is protecting global rainforests the best way to radidly tackle climate change

Laurance, Bill (2013) FactCheck: is protecting global rainforests the best way to radidly tackle climate change. The Conversation. - .

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[Extract] Launching the Coalition's Global Rainforest Recovery Plan at Melbourne Zoo, Hunt outlined a goal of preserving the great rainforests in the Amazon, the Congo and south-east Asia through an international agreement. His media release said the aim would be to halve the 8 billion tonnes a year of carbon dioxide emissions caused by rainforest destruction.

Item ID: 30341
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Keywords: climate change, IPCC, energy efficiency, rainforests, climate change policy, energy policy, forestry, environment, election factcheck, Greg Hunt
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Date Deposited: 27 May 2014 01:19
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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