Deforestation, clearance, clearcutting or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees from land which is then converted to a non-forest use. Deforestation can involve conversion of forest land to farms, ranches, or urban use. The most concentrated deforestation occurs in tropical rainforests. About 31% of Earth's land surface is covered by forests. Between 15 - 18 million hectares of forest, an area the size of Belgium are destroyed every year, on average 2,400 trees are cut down each minute.The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations defines deforestation as the conversion of forest to other …



GCB: Global Carbon Budget · 6 December 2023

happening fast enough to prevent dangerous climate change. Emissions from land-use change (such as deforestation) are projected to decrease slightly but are still too high to be offset by current levels of reforestation

emissions from land-use change (ELUC), mainly deforestation, are based on land-use and land-use change data the large model uncertainty. Emissions from deforestation, the main driver of global gross sources, remain release of car- bon to the atmosphere from deforestation and other land- use change activities (Canadell the rest of the text) includes CO2 fluxes from deforestation, afforesta- tion, logging and forest degradation carbon emissions from peat fires and tropical deforestation and degradation fires (2023 emissions relative

UNFCCC: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change · 5 December 2023 English

This second draft text was published by the U.N. climate body (UNFCCC) and shows the possible outcomes for talks at the COP28 summit in Dubai. The negotiations are part of …

goal, including through halting and reversing deforestation by 2030 and through other terrestrial and marine

COP28: COP28 UAE (Climate) · 5 December 2023 English

Three High-Level events (on Adaptation, Means of Implementation and Mitigation respectively) were held on the 1st and 2nd December 2023, chaired by the first global stocktake (GST) High-Level Committee (HLC), …

technologies, decarbonizing transport, and halting deforestation. To keep the 1.5°C goal within reach there

Climate Trace · 3 December 2023

ships, and oil refineries — and other emitting activities — including fertilizer application, deforestation, and wildfires — Climate TRACE’s expanded database now tracks GHG emissions from more than 352

World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

countries―key findings from the first summary report; but it also discusses new issues, such as deforestation and land degradation. It aims to inform global priorities, including the World Bank’s Evolution

UNFCCC: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change · 1 December 2023 English

This is the first, draft, text of the 'global climate stocktake' to be discussed at COP28. DRAFT TEXT on SBSTA 59 agenda item 5 / SBI 59 agenda item 8 …

Nature/ecosystem-based solutions, net zero deforestation, land use/degradation, agriculture, forestry

UN CCD: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification · 1 December 2023 English

The numbers presented in the new publication on drought speak volumes about the urgency of addressing this pressing issue. To combat the negative effects of drought, global drought resilience is …

changes to how the land is used, especially deforestation, are among the biggest factors responsible forests and farmers: Evidence of drought induced deforestation in Madagascar and its conse- quences for biodiversity

IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 1 December 2023 English

Renewable energy

fossil fuels and the growing emissions from deforestation (UNDP, 2023). Hence, energy transition measures

Brookings Institution · 30 November 2023 English

2023 will be the year with the highest emissions ever recorded, according to new projections from the World Emissions Clock put out by the nonprofit arm of World Data Lab. …

agricultural products in foreign countries. Deforestation to free up land for farming is a particular emissions the fastest. progress in reducing deforestation rates in 2023 04/12/2023, 10:45 Have we reached

World Bank Group · 30 November 2023 English

The Dominican Republic has made significant progress in boosting economic growth and reducing poverty, but it still faces challenges to achieve inclusive and equitable development, increase productivity, and improve the …

products from supply chains associated with deforestation or forest degradation.8 Located in the hurricane

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