Joint position paper by CEPF, EUSTAFOR, COPA and COGECA, UEF, and USSE on the Commission proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast).
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.
Sustainably managing forests and using wood imperative to mitigating climate change
One week ahead of the global climate conference in Paris (UNFCCC COP21), European forest owners urge EU leaders to recognise and realise the full potential of forests and wood-based products in combating climate change.