New York Declaration on Forests elicits praise, concerns

NEW YORK—For forests, it was a historic moment. The New York Declaration on Forests, signed last week at the UN Climate Summit, was notable not just for its ambition—halving deforestation by 2020 and ending it by 2030—but also for its broad-based support from governments, corporations and indigenous groups. History will show whether the pact can... Read more

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