Forests play a prominent role in the new global Climate Agreement
On the evening of 12 December, 195 countries adopted the first ever legally binding global climate agreement at the UNFCCC COP21 climate summit in Paris. The agreement commits countries to keep the temperature increase well below 2 °C and pursue efforts to keep it below 1.5 °C.
European private forest owners continuing to chair the Civil Dialogue Group on Forestry and Cork
Mr Bernhard Budil, the Secretary General of Austrian Private Forest Owners and Farmers Association (Land&Forst Betriebe Österreich) and European private forest owners’ representative, was elected as new Chairman of the Civil Dialogue Group on Forestry and Cork (CDG F&C).
Europe’s forests in the sustainability spotlight
Forests play an invaluable role in tackling many of today’s challenges. This was one of the widely accepted and recognised conclusions, when Members of the European Parliament, forest owner representatives and other forest-related stakeholders exchanged their views with Phil Hoga