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Driving Road Decarbonisation Forwards

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

Stakeholder meeting to present the draft final report: Cost-benefit analysis of options for certification, validation, monitoring and reporting of Heavy Duty Vehicles fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

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.

 
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Stakeholder meeting to present studies on CO2 emissions from light-duty vehicles

09/12/2014

Studies concerning the regulation of CO2 from cars and light commercial vehicles for the period beyond 2020 were presented at a stakeholder meeting on 9 December 2014 in Brussels. Some 100 participants representing the automotive industry (original equipment manufacturers and component suppliers), EU Member States and non-governmental organisations took part. Presentations covered the conclusions of four pieces of analytical work as well as information about a number of pieces of ongoing work.

 
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Lima climate change conference (COP 20 / CMP 10)

01/12/2014

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 Lima, Peru. The 20th session of the Conference of the Parties and the 10th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol will be held from 1 to 12 December.

 
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Commission presents new F-Gas Policy at workshop in India

07/11/2014

The EU Delegation in India, in collaboration with GIZ Proklima, organised a roundtable discussion on "A Sustainable transformation of the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector" with a specific focus on improving energy efficiency. The event took place in New Delhi, India, and was well-attended by representatives of Indian industry and civil society from India and the EU.

 
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5th EU ETS Compliance Conference

06/11/2014

Close to 100 participants attended the 5th EU ETS Compliance Conference held in Brussels on the 6th and 7th of November 2014. The conference theme was ‘promoting best practice through knowledge sharing and cooperation’.

 

 
Power plant

2014 EU ETS Accreditation and Verification Forum

05/11/2014

Approximately 80 participants representing EU ETS competent authorities (CAs), National Accreditation Bodies (NABs), and verifiers attended the 2014 EU ETS Accreditation and Verification Forum (A&V Forum) held in Brussels on the 5th November 2014.

 
Coal power plant © CC BY-SA Arnold Paul

Stakeholders meeting on carbon leakage post-2020

25/09/2014

Third stakeholder meeting to consult on possible carbon leakage provisions under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) after 2020.

 
Truck © Hemera

Heavy-Duty Vehicles' CO2 emissions

16/09/2014

Discussion of the recently adopted strategy on HDVs emissions in the EU, follow up step on certification, monitoring and reporting. Presentation of the new simulation tool (VECTO)

 
Coal power plant © CC BY-SA Arnold Paul

Stakeholders meeting on carbon leakage post-2020

08/07/2014

Second stakeholder meeting to consult on possible carbon leakage provisions under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) after 2020.