Dawos: Malaysian rainforests significant factor in achieving carbon emissions target


KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian rainforests absorb about 31% of the carbon dioxide produced in the country, enabling the nation to achieve its target of reducing carbon emission intensity by 40%.

Deputy Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr James Dawos Mamit said a large amount of carbon dioxide was absorbed by the country's 20.3 million hectares worth of forests.

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