Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Norway rewards Guyana, despite increased deforestation driven by gold mining

The Norwegian Climate Ministry has based its final forest payment to Guyana on a Rube Goldberg-type formula – one that uses an excessively complex and impractical method to reach a simple, predetermined answer. Referring to this calculation, Norway is disbursing all its remaining funds, despite high deforestation rates in Guyana driven by gold mining.

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