New report: stronger safeguards are needed in the EU-Indonesia trade agreement to stop forests being destroyed at a faster rate.
EU decision makers agreed on a disappointingly low overall renewable target for 2030 of 32%. It now remains to be seen what measures will be put in place to ensure that EU countries meet this target.
This issue of the EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, from March to May 2018.
Biomass power plants put the EU’s ability to meet climate goals in jeopardy but they’re lauded as a panacea for cutting carbon. EU renewable energy policy needs to stop legitimising subsidies for biomass.
ClientEarth has developed a legal toolkit to help decision-makers use laws to reduce forest conversion and minimise the environmental and social impacts of deforestation.
“Our work has started a shift; where legal arguments previously ended conversations, now our partners in Ghana call themselves ‘pocket lawyers’ and engage more confidently in discussions to make
stronger forest laws.”
- Les sanctions nationales RBUE : sont-elles suffisamment effectives, proportionnées et dissuasives ?
- Présentation – Le cadre légal relatif à la gestion communautaire des forêts est-il favorable ?
- EUTR news from March to May 2018 in French (Actualités du RBUE – mars à mai 2018)
- Ghana national climate change policy
- Guidelines for forest management planning in Liberia
- Improving the proposed forestry provisions in the EU-Indonesia FTA
- International Cocoa Agreement
- International Coffee Agreement
- Paris Agreement
- Framework Convention on Climate Change
- Intestate Succession Act, 1985
- Analyse du cadre juridique relatif à la gestion communautaire des forêts en République du Congo