EU CLIMATE Telegram - 22 April 2016


# POST COP21

  • EU Council: EU signs the Paris Climate Agreement
  • EU Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete at the UN Signature Ceremony for the Paris Agreement New York
  • Record Support for Advancing Paris Climate Agreement Entry into Force
  • List of 175 Signatories to Paris Agreement - 15 States Deposit Instruments of Ratification
  • UN: 'We are in a race against time,' says Ban, as leaders sign landmark Paris climate accord
  • UN Climate Agreement ­- Statements by country
  • UN Environment Programme Executive Director Statement on Paris Agreement Signing
  • La France: Accord de Paris : la cérémonie de signature est ouverte
  • U.S. President Obama: Our responsibility to act
  • U.S. Department of Commerce Op-Ed: Why Addressing Climate Change Makes Good Business Sense
  • BMUB - Bundesumweltministerin Barbara Hendricks unterzeichnet das Pariser Klimaabkommen
  • Belgium: Alexander De Croo and Didier Reynders welcome the signing of the Paris Agreement
  • UNFCCC: High-Level Debate on Climate and Sustainability Goals - Watch the Video 
  • Energy Cities on climate deal in New York : how local climate action could make world leaders blush
  • BDEW begrüßt Unterzeichnung des Weltklimavertrags: Startschuss für effektiven Klimaschutz - Weltweit einheitliches Signal für CO2-Emissionen erforderlich
  • Germanwatch: Pariser Klimaabkommen beginnt zu wirken
  • Ceres President Mindy Lubber Commends World Leaders for Signing Paris Agreement on Climate Change

# CARBON MARKETS

  • Carbon Pulse: EU Market: German auction sees record premium after EUAs hit new 11-week high
  • Carbon Pulse: Voluntary market data from EEM for Apr. 22, 2016
  • cep: Reform des Emissionshandels birgt Probleme für europäische Industrien

# CO2 EMISSIONS

  • Umweltbundesamt (UBA) misst neue Rekordwerte für Kohlendioxid - 2015 erstmals mehr als 400 ppm CO2 in der Atmosphäre

# CLIMATE FINANCE

  • BEUC: Tougher action on climate change makes sense for investors
  • Carbon Pulse: EU industry MEP proposes bulking up post-2020 Innovation Fund
  • WWF: EU ministers must push for action on climate risk to protect investors

# ENVIRONMENTAL TAXES

  • Environmental taxes in the EU-Environmental taxes made up 6.3% of tax revenues in the EU in 2014-Taxes on energy contributed most in all Member States

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COUNCIL

  • Cm 2443 2016 Init Working Party on International Environment Issues
  • St 8151 2016 Init Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of national emissions of certain atmospheric pollutants and amending Directive 2003/35/EC - Preparation for the trilogue
  • St 8137 2016 Init Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context: 5th Meeting of the Working Group on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) (Geneva, 11–15 April 2016) - Statements
  • St 8087 2016 Init Commission Delegated Directive../…/EU of 19.4.2016 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
  • St 8087 2016 Add 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive 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
  • St 8088 2016 Init Commission Delegated Directive../…/EU of 19.4.2016 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
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