Land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) activities "could have a significant influence on how future reduction targets can be achieved in developed countries," according to a European Commission report presented to EU environment ministers on Saturday.
This makes rules for determining the LULUCF contribution to emission reductions, which are being debated by governments as part of international climate talks, an "important element" to assess efforts made by developed countries, the commission says.
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