Review of Global Forest Status

The decade of the 2010s experienced the rise in unpreceded new commitments from government and private organizations alike to bring deforestation to a standstill. Unfortunately, looking back through the previous years, it is also clear that the world has fallen short on achieving its forest goals. While the impacts of climate change are being felt (2019 as recorded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration |NASA|, was the second hottest year in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration |NOAA| 140-year climate record just behind 2016 ); an invaluable climate change tools, the forest is still being lost at high rates.