Rainforests absorb up to 30 percent of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions and are vital hot spots of biodiversity.
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not to destroy forests: reportSince that pledge was signed, the pace of deforestation linked to commodities had increased "dramatically" and helped destroy at least 50 million hectares of forest, according to a new analysis carried out by Greenpeace.The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate aims to limit global temperature rises to "well-below" 2 degrees Celsius and to 1.5 C if possible.The global meat industry alone is estimated to account for as much as 18 percent of all man-made emissions, and meat consumption is forecast to soar 76 percent by midcentury.
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