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20.02.2010

Forest owners for a sustainable land use policy

Forestry covers almost as much land as agriculture – but only 3% of the CAP budget is earmarked for forests. One would think that this imbalance would make forest owners long-standing critics of the CAP. Not so. For one thing, many forests are owned by the government, and governments won’t lobby against their own policy. More importantly, many forest owners also happen to be farmers, and the more powerful agricultural lobby has managed excessively well to subdue its smaller sibling in this close relationship.

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19.02.2010

Greenhouse gas emission trading in agriculture

What are the effects of agriculture on climate change? And how could the CAP help to mitigate climate change? Ernst-Detlef Schulze, contributor to the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for the IPCC and Lead Researcher of the 'Assessment of the European Terrestrial Carbon Balance', responds to these questions. He argues that greenhouse gas emission trading should be expanded to agriculture.

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26.01.2010

Environmental Impacts of Food Production and Consumption

Defra, 2006

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18.12.2009

Adaptation to Climate Change in the Agricultural Sector

AEA Energy & Environment, 2007

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25.11.2009

Food Security and Agricultural Mitigation in Developing Countries

FAO, 2009

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25.11.2009

Low Greenhouse Gas Agriculture

FAO, 2009

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25.11.2009

Analysis of Policy Instruments for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Agriculture

ADAS, 2009

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12.11.2009

Summaries of Analyses in 2008 of Biofuels Policies by International and European Technical Agencies

Tim Searchinger, 2009

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