Reducing space to consume less energy, lower CO2 emissions, less air pollution… greater biodiversity, carbon storage, improved air quality, environments best adapted to climate change, better quality soil, attractive landscapes…
The challenge of preserving land is multifaceted and the legal and statutory context is changing to take this into account in a highly effective manner.
In France, the principle of net zero land take was written into the biodiversity plan of 2018, and is now a goal to be reached by 2050, as enshrined in the “Climate and Resilience” Act.
How does this objective translate in reality? Which practices should be embraced and which pitfalls avoided?
Reports and reviews by French and Swiss experts.