IEU CLIMATE Telegram 4 Oct 2016




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# COP 21 / COP 22

  • Final decision on Climate change: Council adopts decision for EU ratification of Paris Agreement - decision will be deposited on Friday 7 October 2016
  • Text adopted - Conclusion on behalf of the EU of the Paris Agreement adopted under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0363 - Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • EP approves ratification of Paris climate agreement - Europarltv
  • EP Press Conference Vote on the Paris Agreement on climate change - Press conference opening remarks by Ban KI-MOON, UN Secretary-General
  • EP Press Conference Vote on the Paris Agreement on climate change- Press conference opening remarks by Ségolène ROYAL, COP21 President
  • EP Press Conference Vote on the Paris Agreement on climate change - Press conference opening remarks by Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of the EC
  • EP Press Conference Vote on the Paris Agreement on climate change - Press conference opening remarks by Martin SCHULZ, EP President
  • EP Press Conference Vote on the Paris Agreement on climate change - Ivan KORCOK, Presidency of the Council,State Secretary for EU Affairs
  • MEPs’ green light for Paris climate agreement to trigger its entry into force
  • EP Report - Council Decision on the conclusion on behalf of the European Union of the Paris Agreement adopted under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - A8-0280/2016 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • EU Commission: Paris Agreement to enter into force as EU agrees ratification
  • Remarques du Président Jean-Claude Juncker lors de la cérémonie de signature de l'Accord de Paris (COP21) au Parlement européen
  • UN chief urges European Parliament to approve process on Paris Agreement ratification
  • UN: Ban ‘very pleased’ by action to allow EU Member States to join Paris Agreement
  • UN Environment Chief welcomes EU vote to ratify Paris Agreement
  • UNECE: Measuring progress towards the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement
  • UN: India ratifies Paris climate pact at UN, brings its entry into force 'tantalisingly close'
  • India Deposits Instrument of Ratification of Paris Agreement - 62 States Deposited Accounting in Total for 51.89% of GHG
  • New Zealand Deposits Instrument of Ratification of Paris Agreement - 63 States Deposited Accounting in Total for 52.11% of GHG

# COP 21 / COP 22 MEP REACTIONS

  • EPP Group: historic moment as EU ratifies Paris Agreement
  • EU Abgeordneter Peter Liese (EVP/CDU) zur Ratifizierung des Pariser Klimaschutzabkommens: Auch Donald Trump könnte Vertrag jetzt nicht mehr rückabwickeln
  • EU-Abgeordnete Schulze/Gieseke (EVP/CSU) zu Segolène Royal und UN-Klimaabkommen im Europaparlament
  • The COP21 ratification shows the EU can deliver when it acts united. This is the EU that citizens want, says S&D leader Gianni Pittella
  • Labour MEPs: We need certainty over UK’s commitment to UN climate change deal
  • PS: COP 21 : une avancée décisive pour une entrée en vigueur rapide !
  • Paris agreement: European Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) welcome European Parliament ratification 
  • EU Abgeordnete Meißner (ALDE/FDP) zu COP 21: Keine exklusive Aufgabe für Europa
  • Greens/EFA on Paris Ratification: Now we need action
  • EU-Abgeordnete Cornelia Ernst (DIE LINKE) zum Pariser Klimavertrag: Jetzt müssen Taten folgen!

# COP 21 / COP 22 EU MEMBER STATES

  • Climat - Approbation par le Parlement européen de l’accord de Paris - Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement international
  • L'Union européenne ratifie l'Accord de Paris - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer
  • Réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre : engagements des pays, incertitudes et conséquences sur le climat - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer

# COP 21 / COP 22 STAKEHOLDER REACTIONS

  • Designing a framework for bottom-up climate action - EESC conference
  • WWF on Paris Agreement: After taking ratification hurdle, EU will face enforcement test
  • IW Cologne on Paris climate agreement - A gain for the German economy
  • Germanwatch: Rekord-Ratifizierung muss genauso entschiedene Umsetzung folgen
  • Warum hat Indien das Paris Abkommen unterzeichnet und was sind die nächsten Schritte Indiens Klimapolitik? - Germanwatch e.V. 
  • VKU zum Ratifizierungsprozess des UN Klimaabkommens
  • WKÖ begrüßt zügiges Inkrafttreten des Welt-Klimaschutzabkommens - Globales Kommitment zum Klimaschutz bringt Chancen für österreichische und europäische Wirtschaft

# CARBON MARKETS

  • EU Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Bundestag (DE) - Own Initiative on the strengthening of steel industry in Germany and Europe - ASAP/DOS/2016/258 final
  • High-level conference: EU ETS reform and investment leakage - Myth or reality? - BusinessEurope

# AIRLINE EMISSIONS

  • Future of transport policy, ICAO Assembly: committee debate
  • T&E: Study shows aviation can redouble its efforts on emissions
  • T&E: No cap on airlines' CO2 as draft climate deal proposes opt outs and offsets

# AUTOMOBILE EMISSIONS

  • Mondial de l'automobile : Ségolène Royal soutient le développement du transport propre - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer
  • ACEA: New study demonstrates potential of ITS to cut CO2 from heavy-duty vehicles

# GERMAN CLIMATE PLAN

  • dena: Entwurf des Klimaschutzplans als Startsignal für breite Debatte

# EU REGISTERS

## EU PARLIAMENT
  • Amendments 001-001 - Motion for a resolution on the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the 2016 UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco (COP22) - B8-1043/2016(001-001)
  • Amendments 002-005 - Motion for a resolution on the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the 2016 UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco (COP22) - B8-1043/2016(002-005)
  • Amendments 006-007 - Motion for a resolution on the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the 2016 UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco (COP22) - B8-1043/2016(006-007)

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