https://news.yahoo.com/big-brands-breaking-pledge-not-destroy-forests-report-152921271.html The last decade [and what is left upto 2020] will have seen an area the size of Spain destroyed by demand for luxury goods like palm oil [I say luxury because we coped perfectly well prior to circa. 1990 when demand and use shot up]. The size of Spain. Cattle and soya are also contributing agricultural products. Soya has seen a 45% increase in the Brazilian rainforests. This is used for animal feed. Palm oil has risen 75% [at the same time that big brands promised they would work to cut use] So the planets natural system to absorb CO2 is being diminished as we continue to attempt to satiate our ever growing appetites for consumables.