Joint statement COP24: forests and the forest sector should play an active role in climate change mitigation and adaptation by Bioenergy Europe, CEETTAR, CEI-BOIS, CEPI, CEPF, COPA and COGECA, ELO, EOS, EUSTAFOR, FECOF, UEF and USSE.
Forests and the forest sector should play an active role in climate change mitigation and adaptation
European Strategic Long-term Vision for Climate Neutral Economy Published
On 28 November 2018, the European Commission published its strategy entitled “A Clean Planet for all A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy” to confirm Europe's commitment to lead in global climate action.
EC Press release: Increased prevention efforts needed to curb the growing risk of future wildfires
The latest Commission report on forest fires shows the need to tackle climate change "to leave a healthier planet for those that follow", as President Jean-Claude Juncker highlighted in his latest State of the Union Address and calls for stronger measures to prevent wildfires.