Tree orchards can act as an important sink for CO2 and hence contributes significant to climate change mitigation due to their ability to serve as a carbon pool. This mitigation potential depends on the cultivation and management practices.
In order to explore the mitigation potentials of orchards the LIFE CLIMATREE project attempts to:
LIFE CLIMATREE demonstrates the important, still ignored, mitigation potentials of tree cultivations.
Tree cultivations are significant for farmers, rural development, social cohesion, biodiversity, climate. Their contribution is investigated by LIFE CLIMATREE with specific relevance in the conditions of the Mediterranean. Under the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus epidemic the final conference of LIFE CLIMATREE will take place at 22 October 2020 as a virtual event in collaboration with the Greek Green Fund.
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For more information on the “Climatree stakeholders’ workshop” click here.
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China's New Silk Road Strategy": Pathway to Green Growth for European and Chinese Strategy
Presentation of LIFE CLIMATREE by Prof. Bithas in the International Conference "China's New Silk Road Strategy": Pathway to Green Growth for European and Chinese Strategy" in Paris, on 17.3.2016
Contact with representatives of the Hellenic Ministry of the Environment for the presentation of the LIFE CLIMATREE project and the organization of a forthcoming meeting with the policy makers of the Ministry in the field of Climate Change.
Meeting (9th of March) in the Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Olive and Grapes Cultivations regarding the presentation of LIFE CLIMATREE's scope.
Contact with Journalist Mr. Avoukatos (22nd of March) for the publication of LIFE CLIMATREE'S information in the web journal greenagenda.gr
International Course on the Carbon Footprint of Olive Growing
Prof. Xiloyannis (DICEM) presented a lecture titled “CO2 storage in the soil” within the International Course on the Carbon footprint of olive growing organised by the International Olive Council in Madrid on 26-27 October 2015. The course was relevant for CLIMATREE and it was an opportunity to present CLIMATREE within the scientific board of the course
The LIFE CLIMATREE project is co-financed by the European Commission in the framework of the Programme LIFE Climate Change Mitigation.
The LIFE CLIMATREE project is co-funded by the Green Fund of the Hellenic Ministry of Environment and Energy.