France to manage its ‘carbon sink’ for 2050 goal

By |februar 1st, 2018|agriculture, carbon sinks, climate, energy, European Parliament, forestry, forests, LULUCF, News, Renewable Energy, sustainable forestry|

Optimising the wood-energy sector is key for France to attain its objective of becoming carbon neutral in 2050. However, 60% of forests in the country are left unmanaged nowadays. EURACTIV.fr reports

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Wood from German forests as climate-neutral fuel?

By |januar 30th, 2018|Agrifood, carbon sinks, Climate Change, Energy transition, forestry, forests, LULUCF, News, Renewable Energy, sustainable forestry|

Germany is the EU's richest country in forest and wood. According to European Commision plans, German forests are meant to be used much more as energy sources in the future. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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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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Emission cuts: We’re two-thirds below what’s needed, UN says

By |november 2nd, 2017|carbon capture and storage, carbon sinks, Climate Change, climate stance, COP 23, Corporate Europe Observatory, IPCC, News, Paris Agreement, UN|

The UN published its annual emission gap report on Tuesday (31 October), highlighting a dismal record:  ahead of COP23, countries fall two-thirds short of what is needed to reach the agreed reduction in emissions.

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