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NGO Statements
April 22, 2016

As the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement gets under way, a group of NGOs and businesses have issued an open letter calling on the EU to ensure that the 2030 Effort Sharing Decision, its main climate instrument, is fit for purpose

Briefing note
April 22, 2016

As the ratification process for the Paris Climate Agreement begins, a new Fern briefing has shown how the EU’s new policy on land and forests could help it to be more ambitious on its climate change targets, and set a positive precedent globally by developing a separate pillar - with its own target - for the so-called LULUCF sector.

Reports
April 22, 2016

As the ratification process for the Paris Climate Agreement begins, a new study produced by the Oeko-Institut for Fern has shown how the EU’s new policy on land and forests could help it to be more ambitious on its climate change targets, and set a positive precedent globally by developing a separate pillar - with its own target - for the so-called LULUCF sector.

Press Releases
April 21, 2016

As the ratification process for the Paris Agreement begins, a new study shows how the EU’s new policy on land and forests could help the EU be more ambitious given the Commission’s reluctance to increase climate targets.

EU Forest Watch
April 6, 2016
  • EU must act urgently on FLEGT and deforestation
  • EU’s illegal logging legislation bares its teeth
  • FLEGT: Council takes a more balanced view
  • Jumbo thumbs-down for aviation offsetting plan
  • Destructive palm oil imports in the spotlight
  • Funders get cold feet as violence against Honduran activists continues
  • Europe’s World Heritage woods under the axe
  • France floats ‘compensation’ to maintain DRC logging moratorium
  • Credit where it’s due!
NGO Statements
April 1, 2016

A group of over 80 environmental NGOs, including Fern, Transport & Environment, Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth has called on the aviation sector to adopt a serious plan to address its impact on climate change, rather than the proposed use of carbon offsetting that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is planning to adopt. The NGOs say plans to offset most of the sector’s growth in emissions are a significant distraction from real measures to reduce aviation emissions.

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