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Norwegian environment minister Tine Sundtoft announced on Monday that her government would make the $100m payment before the global climate summit in December, as Brazil has more than achieved its commitment to cut the rate of deforestation by 75 percent over the past seven years.
“Brazil’s achievements in reducing deforestation in the Amazon are truly impressive,” Sundtoft said. “The benefits for the global climate, for biodiversity and vital ecosystem services, as well as for the people living in and off the Amazon, are immeasurable.”
originally posted by: StallionDuck
Is that at all like saying, "I'm going to give you billions of dollars so you don't sell your gold. Yes, I'm giving you free money to stop you from selling your assets to make money".