Leaders from more than 100 countries will make 85% of global forests on Tuesday to commit to halting and reversing deforestation by 2030, it was announced late Monday night. This is the first agreement at COP26 in Glasgow.

  • The COP26 Climate Summit is taking place in Glasgow, where world leaders discuss actions to protect nature
  • The first agreement reached was to halt deforestation by 2030.
  • Under the agreement, developing countries will receive more than 14 billion pounds sterling for this purpose from highly developed countries and companies
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The signatories are Brazil, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Canada, Russia, China, Indonesia and Colombia, all of which are key countries to halt deforestation. Logging contributes to climate change, depleting the forests that consume about 30 percent. All carbon dioxide emissions contribute to global warming.