Joint NGO letter calling on emission cuts in European agriculture

NGO letter calling on emission cuts in EU Agri 5-2016

Joint NGO letter 13 May 2016 calling on Commissioner Hogan and Agricultural Council to ensure that agricultural sector will not be exempted from efforts to reduce emissions. This is essential to avoid conflicts with the EU’s international climate commitments. The call is for a move towards a sustainable food and farming system that contributes to climate change resilience, improves biodiversity and long term economic benefits of farmers.

Agriculture and climate Letter_FINAL13-05-2016