IEU CLIMATE Telegram 20 July 2016


# EU CLIMATE TARGETS

  • EU Commission on Energy Union and Climate Action: Driving Europe’s transition to a low-carbon economy
  • Factsheet on the Commission's proposal on binding greenhouse gas emission reductions for Member States (2021-2030)
  • EU Commission Fact sheet: A European Strategy for low-emission mobility
  • EU Commission Fact Sheet: Proposal to integrate the land use sector into the EU 2030 Climate and Energy Framework
  • European Commission publishes latest energy, transport and emission projections in EU Reference Scenario 2016
  • EP Oral question - 2016 UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco (COP22) - O-2016-000104
  • EU JRC: Assessment of EU agricultural GHG mitigation policies highlights production effects and costs - 20 Jul 2016

# CLIMATE TARGETS - EU MEMBERS

  • BMUB: Hendricks begrüßt EU-Vorschlag zur Aufteilung des EU-Klimaziels

# CLIMATE TARGETS - MEPS

  • EU-Abgeordneter Herbert Reul (EVP/CDU) zu EU-Kommission und Emissionsarme Mobilität
  • EU-Abgeordneter Peter Liese (EVP/CDU) zu den neuen Klimazielen der Kommission für Sektoren außerhalb des Emissionshandels 
  • Ambitionierter Plan für Klimaschutzziele notwendig - EU-Abgeordneter Matthias Groote (S&D/SPD)
  • EU-Abgeordneter Jo Leinen (S&D/SPD): Klimaschutzvorgaben lassen zu viel Spielraum für Tricksereien
  • EU climate change policy - Commission proposals fail to live up to promises on climate action - The Greens | European Free Alliance

# CLIMATE TARGETS - STAKEHOLDERS

  • EURELECTRIC welcomes ESD proposal – Value of Electricity recognised in Commission Low-Emission Mobility Strategy
  • EUROBAT welcomes the European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility - batteries are at the very heart of the transition to low-emissions mobility
  • Chemical industry key enabler for future EU transport sector - CEFIC
  • ACEA: Auto industry reacts to European Commission’s decarbonisation strategy
  • WKÖ: Vorgeschlagene „Effort Sharing Decision“ für den Nicht-Emissionshandelssektor bestraft Vorreiter
  • T&E: EU’s largest climate tool must be strengthened to deliver on Paris Agreement
  • T&E: EU Commission shift to electrified transport on the right track, says Platform for Electro-Mobility
  • WWF: Overall ambition of EU climate proposals too low - loopholes risk further weakening
  • CAN Europe: EU countries’ emission targets fall short of Paris Agreement goals
  • BUND: EU-Klimaziele unterlaufen das Klimaschutzabkommen von Paris
  • BDBe: Keine klare Strategie der EU-Kommission für Klimaschutz im Verkehr

# MATERIALS EXTRACTION

  • UNEP: Worldwide Extraction of Materials Triples in Four Decades, Intensifying Climate Change and Air Pollution

# COP22

  • UN Call for Input on Best Climate Partnerships for the Global South
  • Analysis of Developing Country Climate Action Plans - USAID Report

# MONTREAL PROTOCOL

  • Montreal Protocol negotiations to phase-down climate warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) enter crunch time
  • UNEP: At Montreal Protocol Meetings in Vienna: Countries to Continue Efforts to Control Greenhouse Gases under the Montreal Protocol
  • U.S. EPA: A “Cool” Way to Combat Climate Change under the Montreal Protocol

# TRANSPORT EMISSIONS

  • EU Commission: Consultation on the revision of Regulation (EU) No 443/2009 and Regulation (EU) No 510/2011 setting CO2 emission performance standards for light duty vehicles.
  • EU Commission: Consultation on monitoring and reporting of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions from Heavy Duty Vehicles

# CLIMATE FINANCE

  • Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation - UNEP

# CLIMATE RISK

  • In Unprecedented Response, Investors Call On SEC To Improve Reporting Of Climate Risks And Other Sustainability Challenges -  Ceres
  • SEC Climate Risk Disclosure Effort Under Serious Attack from Congress - Ceres

# GCPC 

  • GCPC 2016: ‘Implementing the Paris Agreement. New Research Solutions for Developing Countries’

# ANTARCTICA

  • UK Science Media Centre: Expert reaction to new research on Antarctic temperatures

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Executive summary of the evaluation of Directive 1999/94/EC Evaluation of Directive 1999/94/EC relating to the availability of consumer information on fuel economy and CO2 emissions in respect of the marketing of new passenger cars ('car labelling Directive')
  • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Evaluation of Directive 1999/94/EC relating to the availability of consumer information on fuel economy and CO2 emissions in respect of the marketing of new passenger cars ('car labelling Directive')
  • Commission Staff Working Document - accompanying the Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on evaluating the implementation of Decision No. 406/2009/EC pursuant to Article 14
  • Commission Staff Working Document Impact Assessment accompanying the Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry into the 2030 climate and energy framework and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and other information relevant to climate change
  • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT accompanying the Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 for a resilient Energy Union and to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE IMPACT ASSESSMENT
  • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Impact Assessment accompanying the Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 for a resilient Energy Union and to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and other information relevant to climate change
  • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on evaluating the implementation of Decision No. 406/2009/EC pursuant to its Article 14
  • Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 for a resilient Energy Union and to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and other information relevant to climate change
  • Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry into the 2030 climate and energy framework and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and other information relevant to climate change
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