LULUCF: EU misses key chance to deliver on Paris Agreement

December 14, 2017

The EU missed a golden chance to deploy its forests in the fight against climate change. 

The EU finalised carbon accounting rules on land and forests (known as the LULUCF Regulation). This is the first attempt to amend legislation previously full of loopholes, and the new accounting rules offer greater transparency. They are marred however, by a serious lack of ambition.

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