Bhutan: the world’s first carbon negative country

Bhutan is the only country to use gross national happiness to measure its growth. And now it has become the world’s first negative country. This means the country’s forests absorb more carbon dioxide each year than it produces.

Bhutan emits around 1,5 millions tons of carbon dioxide annually, while its forests absorb over 6 millions tons. This is due to Bhutan’s strong environment procection policies.


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