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COP26: DAY 4

World leaders are returning to their country, which is why "the eyes of the world" are on the negotiators who are working on the details of the climate commitments made during the last two days.
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Elon Musk has offered $100 million as prize money for the best carbon-capturing technology

The American Forests Organization states that trees are a natural "carbon sink" - they pull carbon dioxide from the air and convert it into food. "The carbon from the CO2 becomes part of the plant and is stored as wood," the organization writes. "Eventually, when the plant or tree dies, the carbon it has been storing is released into the atmosphere." This makes deforestation one of the biggest causes of carbon dioxide emission.
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