Climate Change


Climate Mitigation Policies for Europe: The Net Zero Target and the Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use Sector

Policy Proposals from the European Landowners’ Organization for UNFCCC COP25 at Madrid, Spain, December 2019.

Climate Change and Forest Fires in Europe

 Climate Change

Final Programme / Joint Statement
Moderated by

โ– โ– Inazio Martínez de Arano, Head of EFI-MED office

Opening by Nuno Melo

โ–  Climate change, forest fire and GHG emissions: current situation
Jesús San-Miguel-Ayanz, Senior Scientist, JRC
โ–  Expert views from a Southern perspective
João Soveral, Portuguese Farmers Confederation, Portugal
โ–  Q&A

Panel 1 • Climate change and forest fire risks
โ–  EU Actions to fight Climate Change in the context of forest fires
Artur Runge-Metzger, Director DG CLIMA
โ–  Forest at higher risk of forest fires
Humberto Delgado Rosa, Director DG ENV
โ–  Bee2FireDetection
Pedro Vieira, Compta Emerging Business (CEB)
โ–  Expert views from a Northern perspective
Marie Wickberg, Mellanskog Family Forest Association, Sweden
โ–  Q&A

Panel 2 • Sustainable Forest Management, forest fire prevention and
โ–  Research & Innovation for firesmart policies and management in the EU
John Bell, Director DG RTD
โ–  The role of the CAP and the EU Forest Strategy
Pierre Bascou, Director DG AGRI
โ–  Policy actions and instruments to support forest fire prevention and
Johannes Luchner, Director DG ECHO
โ–  Expert views from a Eastern perspective
Damian Zielinski, Directorate General State Forests, Poland
โ–  Q&A

Closing by MEP Andrzej Grzyb


 190320 panel 1  190320 panel 2  190320 room


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Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use: The net zero emissions target.
Policy Proposals from the European Landowners Organisation for UNFCCC COP24 at Katowice, Poland, December 2018.



Joint statement COP24: forests and the forest sector should play an active role in climate change mitigation and adaptation.


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