Decision time for EU forest and climate policy

By |oktober 10th, 2017|agroforestry, carbon sink, forest credits, forest management, forests, LULUCF, News|

Forests are uniquely linked to climate change because they absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. So why is the EU on the verge of following a disastrous path in a key area of climate policy? wonders Hanna Aho.

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Parliament adds forest ‘sinks’ to EU’s 2030 carbon budget

By |september 14th, 2017|carbon sink, Climate Change, forest management, forests, LULUCF, negative emission technologies, News, Paris Agreement|

MEPs approved new rules on Wednesday (13 September) accounting for the "negative emissions" from forestry as part of the EU’s 2030 carbon budget, a move welcomed by conservationists but which scientists warn risks creating incentives to burn cheap biomass.

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