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Europe’s National Energy and Climate Plans to 2030: Are they fit for purpose?
The National Energy and Climate Plans, due to be published by the end of 2019 will determine whether and how we limit global heating to 1.5 degrees.
Fern has conducted an analysis of the plans of five Member States – Sweden,...
Tackling the global deforestation crisis - the urgent need for EU regulation of supply chains
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Following the global outcry about the Amazon fires, Fern and the Fair Trade Advocacy Office organised a European Parliament event to discuss the European Union’s (EU) response and the urgent...
Forest Watch 250 - November 2019
When violence continues unchecked in a Member State, the Commission must intervene to ensure that regulations are respected
The Amazon and the Congo Basin: the same threats, the same battles
Catholic bishops speak out on protecting indigenous communities and rainforests in the Amazon and worldwide and says it is time to listen to the cry of people and of nature.
Support solidifies for an EU Due Diligence Regulation
Now comes the task of separating the wheat (value chain and market access measures) from the chaff (labels).
Cocoa update: farmers in West Africa could benefit from higher cocoa prices; calls intensify for EU regulation
Companies will back producer countries’ bold move to raise cocoa prices, and are also showing support for EU regulation.
Murder and illegal logging within the EU: Strong action is needed
When violence continues unchecked in a Member State, the Commission must intervene to ensure that European values are upheld and regulations are respected.
Open letter from Romanian, European and international NGOs condemning the killing of Romanian forest defenders as illegal logging continues
Following the killing of Liviu Pop, a Romanian forest ranger who was out investigating illegal logging, European civil society organisations wrote to Romania's President Klaus Iohannis.
We call on Romania’s Presidency and...