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Post-Paris Plantations Will Devastate the Environment, Warn Activists on International Day Against Monoculture Plantations

21 Sep, 2016

International Day Against Monoculture Plantations

Latest plans by the EU and many other countries to include establishment of monoculture tree plantations in their climate action plans to implement the Paris Agreement will lead to dramatic impacts on biodiversity, rural communities and the effectiveness of the Paris Agreement itself, warns the Global Forest Coalition (GFC) (1) on the occassion of the International Day against Monoculture Tree Plantations (2). In recent proposals, the European Commission has allowed EU countries to use carbon credits generated by afforestation projects …

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