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Forests, trees and climate change

Open letter: International development banks must stop funding industrial livestock farming

2 Jul, 2020

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Over 30 organisations including the Global Forest Coalition have signed an open letter (also copied below) to the Chief Executive Officer of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) calling on them to align their finances with the Paris Agreement by committing to a strategy that phases out the financing of industrial meat and dairy production. Considering the threat of the climate emergency, the shocking levels of forest destruction for …

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