Palm Oil and Tropical DeforestationPalm oil is driving deforestation- with serious consequences for both climate and biodiversity
Palm oil can be grown without destroying tropical forests or our climate. Several companies have made public commitments to sustainable palm oil. But more action is needed now to save tropical forests.
Between 1990 and 2013, global production of palm oil more than quadrupled, rising from 14.5 million tons to 67.3 million tons