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Many drivers of deforestation lie outside the forest sector and are rooted in wider social and economic issues. With collective action now, we can address the global challenge of deforestation, achieve our targets, and ensure that the world today, and in the future, continues to enjoy all of the goods and services that forests provide.
The goal of the Pan-European forest genetic resources conservation strategy is to maintain the evolutionary potential of forest trees in Europe. This leaflet explains how.
Frankfurt/Main, Germany, 19th February 2018 —The European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA) and TRAFFIC today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to intensify collaboration on areas of mutual interest, in particular on furthering the aims of EAZA’s Silent Forest campaign.
In February 2018, the European forest fibre and paper industry presented its 2050 vision to decarbonise its transport and logistics and contribute to the EU’s debate on low-carbon mobility. We have a supply chain that is quite different from that of other industries and this presents both opportunities and challenges for decarbonisation. Access to raw materials, such as wood from forests and recycled paper from collection points is much more dispersed than in other industries. We also rely mostly...
The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) is now an associate member of the European Energy Forum (EEF) . The EEF provides a place for knowledge-sharing and open dialogue on energy, climate and other energy-related issues. For over 20 years, this non-profit association enables its members representing all energy-related sectors to meet, get informed and debate in a setting where all views and ideas are welcome. By promoting dialogue and exchange of expertise, the EEF wants to ensure...
Why wood pellets are more harmful than coal? Forest Monitor - Publications - 2 days ago
New research from MIT, Climate Interactive, and UMass Lowell has revealed that substituting coal with wood as a means to generate power could make climate change worse for many decades. Read more… In a joint Continue reading Artykuł Why wood pellets are more harmful than coal? pochodzi z serwisu Forest Monitor .
UN Women released its flagship report, which examines progress and challenges in implementing the SDGs from a gender perspective. Recommendations focus on prioritizing gender-responsive investments, and policies and programmes to deliver on the 2030 Agenda.
Over 75% of suppliers identified some climate change risks to their business and more than 50% have integrated climate change into their business strategies. The number of companies taking the lead on addressing emissions in their supply chains doubled within a year, with emission reductions totaling 551 million metric tonnes of CO2. Reducing emissions can lead to significant cost savings for both purchasing organizations and their suppliers.
The 2018 International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) will mark the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and highlight progress made in the achievement of its objectives at the national and global levels. The theme of the Day Is: Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity. A summary of events marking International Day for Biological Diversity 2017 is here .
In February 2018, the UNFCCC NAMA Registry displayed a total of 83 NAMAs seeking support for implementation, with 13 new entries uploaded in the past six months. Moldova registered its first NAMAs seeking support for implementation in the UNFCCC Registry: a total of 12 proposed actions address emissions from electricity generation and use, transport, forests and land use. Thailand registered a unilateral NAMA that seeks to demonstrate public sector leadership by greening government buildings.

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