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-Cogeca, ELO, EOS, EUSTAFOR, FECOF, UEF and USSE.
Joint statement COP24: Forests and forest sector should play an active role in climate change mitigation and adaptation
Forests represent a significant potential for climate change mitigation. The signing organisations call on the parties to the Paris Agreement to recognise in their conclusions of the COP24 the role of actively managed forests in climate mitigation and adaptation.
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.