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27 January 2012

Assessment of CEEweb for Biodiversity on the Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe

CEEweb for Biodiversity has been advocating for resource use policies that can make a real contribution to a sustainable society, where biodiversity and ecosystem services are maintained as a basis for social and economic processes, and social justice is realised.

We welcome the aspirations of the Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe as one of the key pillars of Europe 2020 Strategy, willing to realize a ‘positive vision of the world we and our children would like to live in 2050’ and aiming to lead to ‘fundamental transformation’. However, we are concerned that the Roadmap cannot achieve many of the aims without tackling the rebound effect.

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