EU CLIMATE Telegram - 7 April 2016


# POST COP21

  • UNFCCC: April 22 Paris Agreement Signing in New York - Over 130 Countries Confirm Attendance
  • UNFCCC: Depositary Issues Certified True Copies of Paris Agreement
  • Joint Statement issued at the conclusion of the 22nd BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change
  • World Resources Institute (WRI): The Roads to Decoupling: 21 Countries Are Reducing Carbon Emissions While Growing GDP
  • C40 Blog: Mayors, city networks and urban stakeholders worldwide call for an IPCC Special Report on Cities and Climate Change

# ETS

  • Bundestag - Analysen und Gutachten der Wissenschaftlichen Dienste WD 8 - 014/16Novellierung der Emissionshandelsrichtlinie für die vierte Handelsperiode (2021-2030) Überblick zum Kommissionsvorschlag und Auswirkungen auf deutsche Unternehmen

# TRANSPORT EMISSIONS

  • EESC transporting Europe into a low-carbon future - Calling for a U-turn in transport policy
  • Further answers to MEPs regarding VW
    • Answer - Commission initiatives in regard to use of devices to falsify motor-vehicle emissions data - E-014261/2015
    • Answer - VW Group falsifying emissions test results - E-014634/2015
    • Answer - Volkswagen - Emission standards for diesel cars - E-013324/2015
    • Answer - European authorities' testing of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions of Volkswagen cars in the EU - E-013485/2015
    • Answer - 'Volkswagen Law' in the light of the emissions scandal - E-013791/2015
    • Answer - CO2 emissions scandal - improper pressure from EU governments - E-013232/2015
    • Answer - Volkswagen's manipulation of diesel emissions test results - E-013265/2015

# CLIMATE FINANCE

  • EIB 10 year USD Global Climate Awareness Bond

# CLIMATE RESEARCH

  • Framing issues locally can be persuasive in climate change communication - Science for Environment Policy
  • Very high CO2 levels decrease yield and antioxidant content of some green vegetables – EU Science for Environment Policy

# U.S. & CANADA

  • Statement from ECCC Minister Catherine McKenna and U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy (HQ)

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COUNCIL

  • St 7302 2016 Init Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2012 concerning the making available on the market and use of biocidal products
  • Cm 2192 2016 Init Working Party on Forestry
  • St 7490 2016 Init Proposal for a Council Decision on the acceptance of the Amendments to the 1998 Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals - Adoption
  • St 7488 2016 Init Proposal for a Council Decision on the acceptance of the Amendments to the 1998 Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Persistent Organic Pollutants - Adoption
  • St 7628 2016 Init COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products
  • St 7628 2016 Add 1 ANNEX to the Commission Regulation (EU) .../... amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products
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