AUSTRALIA: TREES NOT TRICKS
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Forests are a key line of defence against climate change, because trees absorb global warming pollution. Limiting the destruction of forests is a keystone of any climate treaty. But logging companies are seeking to duck their climate obligations, lobbying the government for a massive exemption from accounting for the environmental costs of commercial tree-cutting.
It’s not too late to stop this sham. Let’s send a resounding message from Australian citizens to safeguard our forests and climate, not sell them out to big industry. Send your urgent message to Minister Combet -- it will be sent to him directly and delivered at the talks in Cancun before they end on Friday: