By Frances Seymour,Jonah Busch
Tropical forests are an undervalued asset in assembly the best worldwide demanding situations of our timeaverting weather swap and selling improvement. regardless of their value, tropical forests and their ecosystems are being destroyed at a excessive or even expanding cost in so much forest-rich international locations. the good news is that the technological know-how, economics, and politics are aligned to help a massive foreign attempt over the following 5 years to opposite tropical deforestation.
Why Forests? Why Now? synthesizes the newest facts at the value of tropical forests in a fashion that's obtainable to someone attracted to weather swap and improvement and to readers already acquainted with the matter of deforestation. It makes the case to decisionmakers in wealthy nations that worthwhile constructing nations for safeguarding their forests is pressing, cheap, and achievable.
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Why Forests? Why Now?: The Science, Economics, and Politics of Tropical Forests and Climate Change by Frances Seymour,Jonah Busch