EC Press release: Increased prevention efforts needed to curb the growing risk of future wildfires
The latest Commission report on forest fires shows the need to tackle climate change "to leave a healthier planet for those that follow", as President Jean-Claude Juncker highlighted in his latest State of the Union Address and calls for stronger measures to prevent wildfires.
European Commission published its Horizon Europe proposal
On 7 June 2018, the European Commission presented the proposal for a regulation on the next Framework Programme on Research and Innovation ‘Horizon Europe’ (FP9). From a total of around € 100 billion, it devotes € 40 billion to areas of interest for the forest-based sector.