IEU CLIMATE Telegram 17 Oct 2016

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  • Main results of the Environment Council on 17 Oct 2016
  • Slovak EU Presidency: Environment ministers on climate protection, water and forthcoming negotiations on biodiversity in Mexico


  • Surplus emission permits start decreasing in the EU’s emissions trading system
  • Bundestag: 18/9943 (PDF) Antwort der Bundesregeriung auf die Kleine Anfrage - Drucksache 18/9770 - Position der Bundesregierung zur Weiterentwicklung des europäischen Emissionshandels nach 2020


  • Green transformation 'unstoppable' as countries agree to curb powerful greenhouse gases – UN
  • Climate Action: The EU welcomes agreement on global phase-down of climate-warming gases
  • Hendricks: Einigung von Kigali ist Meilenstein für den Klimaschutz
  • Un accord historique pour réduire l'utilisation des gaz HFC a été obtenu à Kigali - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer
  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on the HFC Amendment to the Montreal Protocol
  • Statement from U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Historic Kigali Agreement
  • U.S. FACT SHEET: Nearly 200 Countries Reach a Global Deal to Phase Down Potent Greenhouse Gases and Avoid Up to 0.5°C of Warming 
  • WWF: World agrees to phase out fastest growing climate pollutants
  • Germanwatch begrüßt den global geplanten weitgehenden Ausstieg aus besonders klimaschädlichen HFC-Treibhausgasen: Bis zu ein halbes Grad Erwärmung verhindert

# COP 22

  • EEA Datasets: National emissions reported to the UNFCCC and to the EU Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Mechanism
  • St 12786 2016 Rev 1 Declaration on cooperation on Environment and Climate Change in the Eastern Partnership - Approval on behalf of the European Union
  • COP22: Events and Exhibit - Climate Strategies
  • UNFCCC: SSC WG 52 – Meeting report available
  • UNFCCC: CDM Meth Panel 71 – Meeting report now available
  • Stéphane Le Foll réunit au Mans les ministres allemand et polonais pour une réunion de travail


  • Decision: Update on Volkswagen - UK Competition and Markets Authority
  • Car emissions inquiry continues with Fiat-Chrysler
  • Updated: Transport and digital infrastructure: committee hearing with German administration


  • IMF Working Paper No. 16/199: Gone with the Wind : Estimating Hurricane and Climate Change Costs in the Caribbean


  • World Resource Institute: STATEMENT: Developed Countries’ Roadmap Shows Path to $100 Billion Climate Finance Goal


  • European CCS Forum in Oslo - Ministry of Petroleum and Energy of Norway


  • St 13125 2016 Init 3491st meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Environment)
  • St 13126 2016 Init 3491st meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Environment)


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