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SWEDEN: TREES NOT TRICKS

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Right now, international climate negotiations in Mexico are heating up. But Sweden is seeking special favours for its forest industry which would undermine the talks. Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren arrives at the summit on Wednesday, so we have just one day to shift his position -- let’s call on him to oppose loopholes for loggers!

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 Environment Ministry 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 Swedish citizens to safeguard our forests and climate.Send your urgent message to Minister Carlgren -- it will be sent to him directly before he leaves, and then delivered at the talks in Cancun before they end on Friday:

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