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IEFC - Lettre - Article n° 8

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Posted byC. Orazio [2006-03-27 00:00:00]

The opinion of the Social and Economic European Committee about “The sustainable development in agriculture, forestry and fishery faced with the challenges of climatic change” (2006/C 69/02).

The climatic change is a question that will affect all the economic sectors, and specially, the agriculture and fishery. Europe is preparing itself, and we can see it through the consideration regarding the usage of fertilizers, water, and the resources in general for which there are several stakes. It is interesting that the social and economic council considers the forest research in advance about these questions, and also that the risk management is put in advance: forest fires, insects, storms. Among the questions approached there are those concerning the forest catastrophes, the problematic of wood energy, the impact on the carbon stock… The opinions ate quite clear and it will be interesting to see the retained proposals…