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MP says M'sia skipping deforestation pledge 'tragedy' but govt unveils own plan
Published:  Nov 3, 2021 10:52 AM
Updated: 10:52 AM

A lawmaker has called Malaysia's decision not to sign a pledge to cease deforestation by 2030 a "tragedy".

Klang MP Charles Santiago said this after Malaysia was not part of a list of 100-plus countries who pledged to stop deforestation by 2030, at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow on Monday.

"Malaysia is missing from the list. This is a tragedy as more forests will be wiped out in the name of progress and...

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