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Intensified de-carbonisation of energy-intensive industries and energy in the next decade is a pre-requisite for meeting our climate and energy targets.
The European Commission today published a status update on the allocation of allowances from the New Entrants' Reserve 2013-2020
All large car and van manufacturers in the EU met their CO2 emissions target in 2015, according to data published today by the European Environment Agency. The report confirms preliminary findings that the EU fleet average of new vehicles is well below its 2015 emissions target.
On 14 December 2016, the European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete and Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr Masoumeh Ebtekar who is also head of the Department of Environment, held a high level meeting on climate change in Brussels. Both sides confirmed their commitment to work closely together to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
The production, import and export of fluorinated gases (F-gases) fell in the European Union last year, according to a new report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) today. F-gases are mainly used in cooling and heating equipment. Since they have a high global warming potential, phasing down HFCs is critical to global efforts to fight climate change.
The European Commission today presented a legislative proposal for a reliable and transparent Governance of the Energy Union to help the EU meets its climate and energy policy goals until 2030 and beyond. The proposed Regulation has been developed together with initiatives on renewable energy, energy efficiency and the design of the electricity market. It will ensure policy coherence, investment certainty, improved coordination between Member States and reduced administrative burden. The proposal also builds on and integrates existing requirements for planning, reporting and monitoring in the energy and climate fields. Together with the other initiatives of the Clean Energy for all Europeans package, this will ensure EU households and businesses have access to secure, sustainable, competitive and affordable energy.
The High Level Group of the Commission's new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) has published its first opinion. It focuses on enhancing the measurement of CO2 emissions from cars.
Today the European Energy Exchange (EEX) and the ICE Futures Europe (ICE*) have published their 2017 calendars for the auctions of general allowances.
The Marrakech climate conference concluded today with concrete results to put the Paris Agreement on climate change into action.