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How Palm Oil Contributes To Climate Change

How Palm Oil Contributes To Climate Change

We have more than 15 million Ha globally under palm oil cultivation. Although palm oil has been a favorite to many globally, it does play a significant role in climate change. Yes, there has been a great social-economic impact as it’s alleviated poverty and created employment for millions.

The production of this oil involves the emission of carbon gases into the atmosphere. The emitted gases lead to global warming, an animal we are all trying to fight. You may be wondering, how does palm oil deforestation lead to climate change?

Let us find out.

Deforestation

Palm oil is used as vegetable oil and a beauty product for the skin and the hair. It is in high demand in various parts of the world due to its numerous health benefits.

The global market and demand for palm oil is driving the acquisition of large blocks of land. More and more people … Read the rest

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