Commission proposal on the certification of carbon removals leaves crucial questions unanswered

BRUSSELS, 30 NOVEMBER 2022 – The Commission’s proposal on the certification of carbon removals touches on important aspects like the…
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This was COP 27 for agriculture 

From 6-18 November the COP27 took place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Like every year, our colleagues from IFOAM – Organics…

June newsletter: measuring pesticides, new GMOs, and more!

We just published our June newsletter and it’s rich in updates and information on the hottest organic topics! Not sure…
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European Parliament votes on climate 'Fit for 55’ package

The European Parliament has adopted their position on the revision of the Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF)…
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Parliament’s environment committee votes on climate regulation

This week, the European Parliament’s Environment (ENVI) Committee has voted on several pieces of legislation for the Fit for 55…
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New IFOAM Organics Europe position paper on carbon farming is published

In our new position paper, we highlight the need for a holistic and multi-dimensional approach to carbon farming – focussing…
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Public consultation on the certification of carbon removals open until 02 May

The European Commission has opened a public consultation and call for evidence for the planned proposal on the certification of…

ClieNFarms project has started

Making farms climate-neutral is the aim of the ClieNFarms projects that started last January. The project will set up 20…

Latest IPCC report: Agroecological practices support food security

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published its latest report Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. The…
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Update on the revision of the LULUCF Regulation

As part of the Fit for 55 package, several legislative initiatives aim to support the European target of reducing at…

Policy brief outlining key points for a “Carbon Farming Scheme”

In December 2021, the European Commission presented its Communication on ‘Sustainable Carbon Cycles’, which addresses how to increase carbon sequestration…
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