Recommendations on the future of CAP and climate policies

Types: Report
Published: 29 November 2019
Size: 7.27 MB

Agriculture is a crucial, yet often neglected, piece in the puzzle of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, as defined in international agreements. Emissions related to livestock, mineral fertilisers and land management are adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere while intensive agriculture and land use changes limit the land’s capacity for absorbing and storing atmospheric carbon. Furthermore, considerable emissions driven by agriculture and food demand are hidden in other sectors and in imports.

This report sets out policy recommendations for the future of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).