|Invitation: Innovative Approaches in scaling up Community Resilience at the European Development Days|
Together with the Red Cross and the World Bank, Wetlands International is organising an event at the European Development Days to highlight innovative approaches and partnerships in reducing disaster risks and adapting to the impacts of climate change. Registration to the European Development Days 2015 closes on the 25th of May.
|Biofuels reform disappoints, time to deal with bioenergy|
Strasbourg. The European Parliament has cast its final vote on the reform of EU biofuels laws. The final deal is a small step forward, but it fails to address the impacts of indirect land-use changes caused by biofuel demand. Now is the time to start considering a wider reform of bioenergy policies, addressing the sustainability not only of transport fuels but of all biomass used for the production of energy.
|Energy Union plans risk watering down EU climate ambition|
Brussels. The European Commission has announced its vision on an Energy Union with the stated aim of increasing the European Union’s energy independence and fighting climate change. However, its scarce emphasis on renewable energy and its attempt to use natural ecosystems to offset carbon emissions risk watering down the EU’s climate ambitions.
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