Climate Action

Events

COP 22 Logo
07/11/2016

The annual climate conference, known as the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will take place in Marrakech, Morocco. The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties and the 12th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol will be held from 7 to 18 November.

Truck
17/10/2016

The Commission presented in the stakeholder meeting the inception impact assessment for the initiative on Monitoring Heavy Duty Vehicles' fuel consumption and CO2 emissions with a view to improving purchaser information and CE Delft presented the draft final report prepared for DG CLIMA of a supporting study on Monitoring heavy-duty vehicles’ CO2 emissions and their costs - An assessment. The meeting was chaired by DG CLIMA and some 70 participants representing EU Member States, the automotive industry (original equipment manufacturers and component suppliers), transport operators, the logistics sector, non-governmental organisations and the European Environment Agency took part.

Isolated Airplane / passanger commercial © iStockphoto
09/06/2016

The transition to a global low-carbon economy demands a fundamental shift in investment and economic development. The Paris Agreements marks its beginning. Europe has already shown that it is possible to decouple economic growth from emissions, and it has become a world leader in low-carbon technologies.

21/04/2016

On 21 April 2016, the European Commission hosted an expert meeting to discuss technical aspects related to the proposed free allocation and carbon leakage rules for phase 4 of the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS).

Container ship
19/01/2016

The Commission has set up an intensive expert consultation process to prepare for the implementation of the MRV Regulation on the monitoring, reporting and verification of CO2 emissions from maritime transport.

Paris Climate Conference
30/11/2015

The annual climate conference, known as the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will take place in Paris, France. The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties and the 11th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol will be held from 30 November to 11 December.

Close-up of a circuit diagram © Medioimages/Photodisc
05/11/2015

Up to 110 participants attended the 6th EU ETS Compliance Conference held in Brussels on the 5th and 6th of November 2015.

10/09/2015

The Consultation Forum provides advice and expertise to the Commission in relation to the implementation of the F-gas Regulation.

Driving Road Decarbonisation Forwards
18/06/2015

On 18 June, EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete, Internal Market and Industry Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska, and Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc, will hold a high-level conference on EU action to decarbonise the road transport sector.

Truck © Hemera
30/01/2015

A study concerning the cost benefit analysis for certification, validation, monitoring and reporting of HDV CO2 emission was presented in the stakeholder meeting. Some 90 participants representing the automotive industry (original equipment manufacturers and component suppliers), EU Member States and non-governmental organisations took part. The meeting was co-chaired by DG GROW and DG CLIMA and presentations covered the conclusions of the draft final report prepared by TNO, TUV Nord and ICCT.