The struggle against climate change must also be a battle to protect and restore land and forests.
To avoid catastrophic climate change all sectors of the economy need to radically and rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
A revolution is unfolding in the foothills of the Himalayas: trees are coming back to areas run by communities.
By endorsing the Paris Agreement, the European Union (EU) has made a commitment to halt deforestation and forest degradation and protect carbon sinks and storage.
To reach the Paris Agreement temperature target of limiting temperature rise to 1,5 degrees we must preserve and restore forests.