Publications & Insight
Low carbon, high risk
Lessons for the EU from Label Bas-Carbone forestry projects in France
Why the EU Deforestation Regulation won’t sugar coat the EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement
In June 2019, after more than 20 years of tortuous negotiations, a bilateral trade agreement was agreed between the European Union (EU) and the Mercosur bloc of nations - Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay (European Union...
Briefing Notes, NGO Statements
EU rules on packaging
NGO perspectives on the urgent need to reduce paper packaging
O que é o regulamento da UE relativo a produtos livres de desmatamento e qual é sua importância?
O regulamento da União Europeia (UE) relativo a produtos livres de desmatamento (EUDR) – a ser adotado ainda no primeiro semestre de 2023 – proíbe a comercialização na UE de artigos que não sejam livres de desmatamento e não...
Não é só sobre comércio
Comunidades da Argentina, Brasil e Paraguai oferecem suas perspectivas sobre o Acordo de Livre Comércio entre a União Europeia e o Mercosul
An EU strategic framework for working with countries to achieve deforestation-free production
Why it is needed, and what it could look like.
Europe's Dark Winter
How will people and forests survive the energy crisis?
COP27: Congo Basin countries must increase ambition to protect the world’s second green lung
The November 2022 Climate Change Conference (COP27), held in Egypt was the last milestone before the first Global Stocktake (GST) scheduled for 2023. The GST aims to assess the progress made in implementing Nationally Determined...
A carbon bomb in the heart of Europe
Will the EU biomass loophole give a lifeline to energy giant EPH’s coal power plants?
News, Briefing Notes
Fern’s analysis of the European Parliament's rapporteur's draft position on the EU Regulation on deforestation-free products
On 24 March 2022, the EP rapporteur Luxembourgish Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Christophe Hansen of the centre-right European People’s Party (EPP) released his draft report on the proposed EU Regulation on deforestation-free products. This short document is a follow up of Fern’s rapid assessment of the Commission’s proposal.