Vote on Clarifying provisions on the timing of auctions of greenhouse gas allowances:
EP Committee on Environment
EP Ref 91635 // European Parliament , Brussels,
Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - European Parliament
End production: 19/02/2013 First transmission: 19/02/2013
EU Emission Trading System
ENVI Members voted on the report Matthias GROOTE (S&D, DE), on amendment of Emissions Trading System (ETS) directive that would allow the Commission to adapt timing of auctions of greenhouse gas allowances.
- extracts from the vote
- statement by Matthias GROOTE (S&D, DE), rapporteur
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Exterior view of the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
||ENVI committee door sign
|| Extracts from the vote (7 shots)
||Results of the vote (2 shots)
||SOUNDBITE (English) by Matthias GROOTE (S&D, DE), rapporteur and Chair of the ENVI Committee, " First of all , I am glad that I have a majority in the environment Committee for the back loading and that the colleagues gave me a full support, because I tried to build a compromise , I will try it again also for the plenary and the negotiations with the Council."
||SOUNDBITE (English) by Matthias GROOTE (S&D, DE), rapporteur and Chair of the ENVI Committee, " We need this time because we have to start now a debate in the EP about the future of the emission trading system. What do we want with the emission trading system in the next year , in the next decade after 2020 and we need for this time and back loading is buying time"