About: forests

Agrifood 31-01-2018

Forest owners boss: ‘Sustainable forest management crucial to maintaining carbon cycle ‘

Sustainable forest management is vital to ensure that Europe meets its climate and energy goals. But over-regulating forest bioenergy would damage the sector’s economic performance and undermine its potential for climate change mitigation, Emma Berglund told EURACTIV in an interview.
Agrifood 07-03-2014

Patrick Worms on food challenge: ‘We’re going to need everything’

Policymakers are going to need to take advantage of the full range of possibilities if they are going to meet the food security challenge. But encouraging people to domesticate local plant varieties is both simple and cost-effective, argues agroforestry expert Patrick Worms.

MEP: Forests’ share of CAP should be increased

The share of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) expenditure earmarked for forest protection should be increased but only if forest owners conform to biodiversity and other environmental policies, says Greek Socialist MEP Kriton Arsenis in an interview with EURACTIV.
Climate change 16-02-2009

MEP: EU needs new mindset to end deforestation

EU needs to earmark part of the revenue from emissions trading to boost its policy on tackling deforestation, which is currently insufficient, Hungarian centre-right MEP Péter Olajos told EURACTIV in an interview.