Green Party's Brighton & Hove MP Caroline Lucas, and leader Natalie Bennett

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Many of the vast glaciers in western Canada could almost disappear by end of the century

Scientists estimated that up to 70 per cent of the volume of the glaciers in the wetter coastal regions of western Canada will have gone by 2100

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The dramatic growth in plant cover will not offset the damage made from deforestation

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