At the COP23 in Bonn – three years after the 2014 New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) was passed – the UN Development Programme (UNDP)
The last great primeval forests in the EU are disappearing at a breathtaking speed e.g., Białowieża in Poland. Now, in Romania another drama is taking place.
The EU missed a golden chance to deploy its forests in the fight against climate change.
Despite some positive points, the Environment Committee of the European Parliament (ENVI) failed to set EU bioenergy policy on a sensible course when it voted, October 2017, on the Renewable Energy Directive (REDII).
This press release exposes the flaws in the airline industry’s plans to offset its carbon emissions. It is also available in German.
Responding to pressure from NGOs, 23 consumer goods companies, many European, have committed to halting deforestation and native vegetation loss for soy in the Brazilian tropical savannah, the Cerra