new EU Forest Strategy for 2030

16 Jul: Questions and Answers: European Green Deal: new EU Forest Strategy for 2030

(Source: European Commission)

What is the new EU Forest Strategy post 2020?

Forests are an essential ally in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss: They function as carbon sinks and reduce the impacts of climate change, for example by cooling down cities, protecting us from heavy flooding, and reducing drought impact.

Forests are valuable ecosystems that are home to a major part of Europe’s biodiversity and their ecosystem services contribute to our health and well-being through water regulation, the provision of food, medicines and materials, disaster risk reduction and control, soil stabilisation and erosion control, air and water …