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Forest owners boss: ‘Sustainable forest management crucial to maintaining carbon cycle ‘

By |januar 31st, 2018|bioeconomy, biomass, CEPF, Confederation of European Forest Owners, Emma Berglund, forestry, forests, LULUCF, News, sustainable forestry|

Sustainable forest management is vital to ensure that Europe meets its climate and energy goals. But over-regulating forest bioenergy would damage the sector’s economic performance and undermine its potential for climate change mitigation, Emma Berglund told EURACTIV in an interview.

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European forests and mitigation strategies

By |januar 29th, 2018|forestry, forests, News, sustainable forestry|

Forests are Europe’s biggest carbon sinks and forestry the sector with the greatest potential to remove carbon from the atmosphere in the quantities needed to meet the bloc’s Paris Agreement target of slashing net emissions by 40% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels.The EU contains 5% of the world’s forests, covering around 40% of the […]

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Balancing emissions and removals from Europe’s forests

By |januar 29th, 2018|carbon sinks, forestry, forests, LULUCF, News, sustainable forestry|

EU policymakers face a big challenge to maximise the economic potential of Europe’s forestry sector while balancing its carbon emissions and removals. But it's one they will have to rise to if the bloc is to meet its climate and energy targets.

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Farmers renew calls for protection in Mercosur negotiations

By |januar 25th, 2018|beef, Brazil, Copa-Cogeca, EU-Mercosur, free trade agreements, Ireland, Mercosur, News|

European farmers have written to the European Commission to “reject any concessions” on the agricultural chapters of the EU’s free trade negotiations with South American trading bloc Mercosur, which they say would expose farmers to unfair competition.

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Germany faces trillion euro bill to meet climate targets, businesses warn

By |januar 18th, 2018|BDI, carbon emissions, News, Paris Agreement|

Germany will have to spend more than €1 trillion to meet even the lower end of the European Union's 2050 target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, according to a draft of a study commissioned by the BDI German industry group.

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Looking for jobs after the crisis

By |januar 15th, 2018|European Parliament, European Youth Guarantee, News, Youth Employment Initiative, youth unemployment|

After almost eight years of economic crisis in Europe, the discussion for what comes next has been launched.

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UKIP leader under fire for lover’s ‘racist’ royal slur

By |januar 15th, 2018|News, UKIP|

The leader of Britain's anti-EU, anti-immigration UK Independence Party (UKIP) faced calls to resign on Sunday after his girlfriend reportedly made racist remarks about Prince Harry's fiancée Meghan Markle.

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Environmental advocates slam ECHA for transparency shortfall

By |januar 11th, 2018|Chemicals, ECHA, News, REACH|

Environmental advocacy group ClientEarth has criticised the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) for transparency failings that restrict public access to information and slow the adoption of safer chemicals.

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Poland’s abortion debate back in parliament

By |januar 11th, 2018|Abortion, News, Poland, women's rights|

Poland's abortion debate was back on the agenda on Wednesday (10 January), more than a year after tens of thousands of black-clad women successfully took to the streets in the Catholic country to stop the tightening of a law that is already one of the ...

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Experts urge cautious approach as WHO classifies gaming addiction as illness

By |januar 10th, 2018|addiction, mental health, mental illness, News|

The World Health Organisation has classified addiction to video-gaming as an illness, in another sign that the condition is gaining recognition from medical professionals and mental health experts around the world.

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