EU CLIMATE Telegram - 1 April 2016


# POST COP21

  • Update on EESC Public Hearing - The impact of the conclusions of COP21 on European transport policy
  • Ban welcomes joint China-US pledge to sign Paris climate accord in April
  • Fast-tracking climate action by UN officials Christiana Figueres and Achim Steiner - United Nations Sustainable Development
  • Managing methane to deliver on climate change and sustainable development agendas
  • Internationales Klimaschutzsymposium: "Internationale, europäische und nationale Klimapolitik"
  • Dritte Sitzung des Aktionsbündnisses Klimaschutz
  • BMUB: Übergabe von Ideen für den Klimaschutz

# EMISSIONS DATA

  • Monday 4 April: EU Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete in Berlin on non-ETS Emissions Effort Sharing Decision
  • EU ETS emissions down 0.5% in 2015 -preliminary data - Carbon Pulse

# DIESEL EMISSIONS

  • EPP Group: Inquiry Committee on car emissions testing to start its work

# US CLIMATE ACTION

  • US EPA: MONDAY: EPA Administrator Joins Senior Administration Officials at White House for Climate and Health Event
  • The Climate Group: Clean energy creates 2.5 million jobs in the US, with energy efficiency paving the way
  • CERES: Major brand companies across industries filing legal brief supporting US EPA’s Clean Power Plan

# EU REGISTERS

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Answer - Emissions manipulation by VW - P-013403/2015 
  • Answer - Swift adoption of EU measures after the infringement of US environmental legislation by Volkswagen - P-013052/2015 
  • Answer - Incidence of premature deaths and the other health and social costs arising from traffic pollution - E-015808/2015
  • Answer - Man-made emissions - E-001000/2016

# EU COUNCIL

  • Cm 2116 2016 Init Working Party on the Environment
  • St 7199 2016 Cor 1 Council Decision on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of the Paris Agreement adopted under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change - Adoption
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