Breakfast seminar in Brussels: How to save our soils while mitigating climate change?


News / 19.11.2018

Baltic Sea Action Group is organizing a breakfast seminar in EU parliament on 27th November in co-operation with MEP Anneli Jäätteenmäki (ALDE) and MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen (EPP). The theme of the breakfast seminar is to discuss and learn about the importance of healthy soil in mitigating climate change, securing clean water and building resilience in food production.

During the seminar, the ability of soils to store carbon will be explained with fresh examples from research and actual agricultural fields. The discussion aims at introducing ways to enhance the adaptation of scientifically proven soil health building and carbon storing practices in the EU-level.

The speakers are:

Anneli Jäätteenmäki, MEP, ALDE

Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP, EPP

Josiane Masson, Policy Officer on soils, European Commission, DG Environment

Nicola Di Virgilio, Policy Analyst, European Commission, DG Agriculture and Rural Development

Jari Liski, Research Professor, Finnish meteorological institute

Laura Höijer, Content Director, Baltic Sea Action Group

Juuso Joona, Regenerative Farmer, Tyynelän tila

 

Please register here: https://e.eventos.fi/events/bsag/breakfast-seminar-how-to-save-our-soils-while-mitigating-climate-change- 

For more information, please contact: pieta.jarva@bsag.fi

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