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The Governance Regulation: well done, now do more
July 11, 2018

The EU has agreed on a long-term goal of achieving “negative emissions” – pulling more carbon out of the atmosphere than it puts in.

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Global South activists in Brussels to demand EU action on deforestation
July 11, 2018

Indigenous leaders and human rights activists from Liberia, Indonesia, Ghana, Colombia and Democratic Republic of Congo came to Brussels 29 June 2018 to deliver a p

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Will Indonesia’s Sustainability Impact Assessment inform trade negotiations?
July 11, 2018

On 5 June 2018, the European Commission organised a civil society dialogue to discuss the upcoming Sustainability Impact Assessments (SIAs) that are intended to inform EU trade negotiations with Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.

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Future of tropical forests: Time for a paradigm shift
July 11, 2018

Ten years after the introduction of REDD+, what is there to celebrate? What challenges remain?

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France calls on EU to follow its forest lead
July 11, 2018

The French Secretary of State to the Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition has called for EU-wide measures to halt deforestation in supply chains.

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People power: Estonians show how to bring about change
Nicole Gerard
July 10, 2018

Concerned residents of Tartu, Estonia, have pulled off a rare victory: Estonia’s government has announced it will end the national planning procedure for a proposed “biorefinery” (pulp mill) developed by Est-For Invest OU (FW