Glasgow / Nannestad (Aftenboston): The United States and Norway have teamed up to invest in tropical forests over time. The difference is that the United States does the same domestically. Norway spends a few million.
Last week, the US president did the same as the Norwegian prime minister. Since the Climate Summit, he has made billions of promises to stop the destruction of the world’s rainforests. But Biden promised massive efforts in his home country. At least 30 percent of U.S. landscapes and lakes must be protected. A further 2 million square kilometers would need to be reclaimed, an area five times larger than Norway.
The reason, among other things, is recent research showing that the natural increase in CO₂, also known as natural solutions, is absolutely important for slowing global warming. Boreal northern coniferous forests in Norway absorb at least CO as rainforests grow and store more carbon in the forest floor.
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