Will deforestation remain the biggest driver of human-induced global warming?
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Obersteiner, M. 2010. Will deforestation remain the biggest driver of human-induced global warming?. Video. Nairobi (Kenya): ILRI.
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Deforestation historically has been the largest producer of human-generated greenhouse gases. Recent experience suggests that global deforestation trends can be reversed. Since 2002, for example, Brazil has virtually stopped the clearing of forests on a massive scale to make room for livestock grazing. Michael Obersteiner: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria