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Carbon’s Impact on the Largest Desert of the World

Celebrated annually on June 17, the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought has a theme of turning degraded land into healthy land. Because nearly three quarters of the Earth’s ice-free land has been altered by humans to meet an ever-growing demand for food, raw materials, highways and homes.

Will the top CO2 emitters change their ways? And if not, who is going to save the day?

Bottom line, we are asking these companies, many of them fossil fuel behemoths to forget their bottom line, and also their top line. Companies might talk about serving a human purpose, like making slavery-free clothes, or beef that did not burn down the Amazon, or insurance that was not allergic to claims, but they can’t run away from that necessity of making money. It’s not personal, it’s just business.


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