Forests are integral to our lives in complex ways that we are only beginning to understand. From reducing stress to carbon sequestering and climate regulation, they play a large role in our health and our planet’s health.
March 21 is the International Day of Forests and this year’s theme centers on education ensuring that people – kids, policymakers, funders, and people who live in communities near forests – know the value of forests and why it is important to protect them.
The 28th of November 2018 stood in the sign of the EU approach of fostering the market uptake of renewable energies for heating and cooling in South-Eastern European countries. The European Commission released its strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate-neutral economy by 2050.
At the UN Climate Change Conference COP24 in Katowice (2–14 December) the international home furnishing business IKEA is showcasing ways to enable and inspire people to live within the limits of the planet, and how to take climate action for a greener and a cleaner world.