EU CLIMATE Telegram - 19 April 2016


# POST COP21

  • The Inside Story of the Paris Agreement - Watch Christiana Figueres' TED Talk
  • UN: African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife
  • Ceres: Global Investor Groups Urge World Leaders to Sign and Accede to the Paris Climate Agreement Rapidly
  • EU Commissioner Vella welcomes IPCC’s decision to produce a special report on the oceans
  • The Climate Group: Paris Agreement signing ceremony shows “clean energy era is upon us”: Mark Kenber
  • CAN Europe: Media advisory ahead of the Paris Agreement signing ceremony 
  • SWP: After the Paris Agreement - New Challenges for the EU’s Leadership in Climate Policy
  • Vor Unterzeichnung des Paris-Abkommens: Rund 30 zivilgesellschaftliche Organisationen stellen ehrgeizigen Klimaschutzplan für Deutschland vor

# CARBON MARKETS

  • EU climate commissioner dismissive of France’s ETS price corridor idea – Carbon Pulse
  • Poland cleared to allocate 65% of free 2015 EUA quota for utilities - Carbon Pulse
  • Germany extends support to China on ETS - Carbon Pulse
  • EU Emission Trading System: Our 5 recommendations for a sensible use of the "Modernisation Fund"
  • Klimaretter: Backloading im politischen Alltag zerrieben

# TRANSPORT EMISSIONS

  • Keynote speech by Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc at the 2016 Road Transport Conference
  • Research Headlines - Driving down CO2 emissions with fuel-efficient trucks
  • The Climate Group: Investing in low carbon mobility would save $330 billion a year

# U.S. CLIMATE ACTION

  • U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Climbed For the Second Straight Year – Think Progress

# POLLUTION

  • La pollution de l'air, deuxième préoccupation des Français, derrière le changement climatique - Commissariat général au développement durable

# MINAMATA

  • Rotterdam Convention: Special Programme: the first call for proposals is open until 4 July 2016

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • COMMISSION DECISION on instructing the Central Administrator of the European Union Transaction Log to enter changes to the national allocation tables of Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom into the European Union Transaction Log
  • COMMISSION DECISION instructing the Central Administrator of the European Union Transaction Log to enter changes to the international credit entitlement tables in the Union international credit entitlement table in the European Union Transaction Log
  • COMMISSION DECISION on instructing the Central Administrator of the European Union Transaction Log to enter changes to the national allocation table of Poland for 2013, 2014 and 2015 into the European Union Transaction Log
  • COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE ../…/EU amending, for the purposes of adapting to technical progress, Annex IV to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead in solders of electrical connections to temperature measurement sensors in certain devices
  • COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE ../…/EU amending, for the purposes of adapting to technical progress, Annex IV to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for cadmium anodes in Hersch cells for certain oxygen sensors used in industrial monitoring and control instruments

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Draft agenda - Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - PE 580.786v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

# EU COUNCIL

  • St 7976 2016 Init REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT under Article 18(2) of Directive 2004/35/EC on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage
  • St 7976 2016 Add 1 COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT REFIT Evaluation of the Environmental Liability Directive Accompanying the document Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and to the Council pursuant to Article 18(2) of Directive 2004/35/EC on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage
  • St 7976 2016 Add 2 COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Executive Summary to the REFIT Evaluation of the Environmental Liability Directive Accompanying the document Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and to the Council Pursuant to Article 18(2) of Directive 2004/35/EC on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage
  • St 8004 2016 Init Closing the loop - An EU action plan for the Circular Economy = Draft Council conclusions
  • St 8018 2016 Add 1 ANNEX Guidance document on notification to Accreditation and Licensing Bodies by environmental verifiers active in a Member State other than that where the accreditation or license was granted under Regulation (EC) No 1221/2009
  • St 8018 2016 Init Commission Decision of XXX adopting a Guidance document on notification to Accreditation and Licensing Bodies by environmental verifiers active in a Member State other than that where the accreditation or license was granted under Regulation (EC) No 1221/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Cm 2382 2016 Init Working Party on Preparation for International Development Conferences - UN HABITAT III
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